To commemorate National Adoption Awareness Month, Barna Group presents five things you should know about adoption—what Jedd Medefind, author of Barna FRAME Becoming Home, calls one of the most important ways Christians can demonstrate their love for God to a skeptical culture.
Nine out of 10 pastors today indicate their church offers some sort of Sunday school program, so many children in the church are receiving an intentional spiritual education today. But what about all that free time during the summer? And how about children outside of the church? That’s where VBS comes in. However, fewer churches are offering this program.
The digital age is affecting more than how America communicates. It is also shaping parent-child relationships in striking new ways. Barna Group recently completed an innovative study including nationwide interviews among parents and 11- to 17-year-olds from the same households, allowing comparisons between the parents and the tweens and teenagers who reside in the same home.
How does having a child change a parent's level of church involvement? A nationwide study conducted among nearly 700 parents of children under the age of 18 asked respondents to describe how having children affected their connection to a church or faith community.
Discover why so many are disengaging from the faith community and renew your hope for how God is at work in the next generation
More than half of congregants who had more negative experiences during pastoral leadership transitions (53%) say th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Hear more about the #FaithForTheFuture webcast and this special message from David Kinnaman and Christine Caine. Sign up today to join us on September 10. https://www.barna.com/faithforthefuture/
Scotland is a fascinating case study that provides useful insights into how to do ministry and be the church in a rapidly secularizing context.