From nightclub bouncer to the world’s most well known religious leader, the rise of Pope Francis has captured the hearts of many. In anticipation of his historic visit to the US, Barna Group conducted a survey to determine Americans’ views of the Pope and his policies.
Can the Christian community flourish in a post-Christian context? This is the main question behind a landmark study of the state of faith and effective ministry in Scotland—the first of its kind for Barna Group outside of North America.
In the early 1990s, only 30% of adults were unchurched. Today, that number is 45% with no indication of slowing. Surprisingly however, an increasing number of those unchurched adults are women, who have historically been more included to attend church than men. This gender gap has continued to narrow over the past decade.
Jesus Christ remains a central figure and perennial person of interest in the American religious landscape. But what do Americans actually believe about Jesus? Who do they say he is? Here are five popular American perceptions of Jesus, based on recent Barna Group research.
How can churches create a compelling digital prayer experience? Find data-driven answers to this question and more… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
"If the church does not engage in social issues, young people will not engage with the church." Hear more insights from Nicky Gumbel, pioneer of Alpha, on #FaithForTheFuture. Register now! https://www.barna.com/faithforthefuture/
Get to know the spiritual profile of your area with the new Barna Cities reports. Now with comparative data for your region. Pick from 117 cities and 48 states
Discover how to connect your church through digital prayer experiences in our new research report, created with… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
In unChristian, we explored what Christianity looks like to non-Christians, in You Lost Me, why young adults walk away from faith, and now in #FaithForExiles, we uncover what practices distinguish resilient disciples among young Christians. https://faithforexiles.com
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