Research

Voters Want a Different America

Though deep political divisions run through the American public, there is a shared dissatisfaction with the status quo. A new study from Barna uncovers how American voters feel about the direction of their nation, the candidates for president, and the reach of the federal government.

Black Lives Matter and Racial Tension in America

Recent events have brought to light the often-unheeded reality of racial tension here in the United States. To explore those issues in more detail, Barna asked American adults about their experience with race and their thoughts on the Black Lives Matter movement.

Church Planters and the Cost of Starting a Church

What factors shape the financial reality of most new church plants? In partnership with Thrivent Financial, Barna conducted a study among 769 church planters from across the nation to assess the personal and institutional costs of a church startup.

Influences on Which Candidate Voters Choose

Most adults believe they are unswayed by media and advertising when it comes to supporting a presidential candidate. So how do Americans make their voting decisions? A national survey of registered voters conducted by Barna reveals the various influences on vote-casting.

Porn in the Digital Age: New Research Reveals 10 Trends

The digital age has made porn more ubiquitous and accessible than ever before. In a landmark study, Barna Group interviewed American teens, young adults and older adults about their views on and use of pornography, and here are ten of the most compelling findings.

The Priorities, Challenges, and Trends in Youth Ministry

With millennials leaving the church, doing good youth ministry is more important than ever. In partnership with Youth Specialties, Barna Group conducted research among key stakeholders to assess the state of youth ministry in America.

Barna: This Week

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As representatives of the whole gospel, Christians have an opportunity to be not only messengers of truth but also ministers of mercy, in their homes, workplaces, churches and communities. Learn more about The Mercy Journey today. https://www.barna.com/mercyjourney/

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Reconnect Christianity with Teens and Young Adults

Discover why so many are disengaging from the faith community and renew your hope for how God is at work in the next generation

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Infographic: Strengths beyond the workplace, by generation. https://www.barna.com/research/millennials-ambition-optimism-work/

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