Pastors are getting older, and this has important implications for the future of the church. In partnership with Pepperdine University, Barna conducted a major study examining the shifting demographic of faith leaders, and the cultural forces responsible for the dramatic changes.
Vital to the health of any pastor, minister, elder or priest are the abundance and vitality of their relational resources. But how hard is ministry on pastor’s families? Do they have close friends? Who leads their church alongside them—and is it working? Barna conducted a major study into how today’s faith leaders are navigating life and leadership in an age of complexity. Here are some findings.
Boomers have less of a sense that they are “made for” their present work (39%) and they feel less urgency to deepen… https://t.co/Ax5Ya2O2qW
With The Mercy Journey, church leaders and their congregations will be challenged to pursue more thoughtful convers… https://t.co/vC1kfFn6RQ