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While nearly all Christian millennials affirm sharing about Jesus is part of their faith, nearly half also believe it’s wrong to share with someone of a different faith in an effort to convert them. […] Read More

U.S. clergy most frequently cited matters related to human sexuality when asked what they feel limited and what they feel pressured to address, a study found. […] Read More

Younger generations in the U.S. are more likely to see morality as fluid and changing, a new report finds, with the younger group being twice as likely to hold that view over older adults. […] Read More

Parishioners place significant trust in their pastors when it comes to addressing poverty, a Barna Group report says, with 54 percent saying they “definitely” trust their pastor’s opinion. […] Read More

Among significant portions of U.S. Christians, a widespread false dichotomy exists that views “faith” as distinct from service, action and vocation. […] Read More

More than twice as many respondents said coffee was a ‘daily necessity’ compared to those who said the same thing about the Bible, a report says. […] Read More

Facebook leads the way among social media outlets when it comes to evangelism on digital platforms, the Barna Group says. Almost nine out of 10 who witness online do so through personal posts. […] Read More

A person’s political leaning influences their perspective on poverty and how they work to address poverty, according to a Barna Group report released on June 19. U.S. adults who self-identify as political liberals were nearly twice as likely as those identifying as political conservatives (37 percent to 19 percent) to be “extremely concerned about global […] Read More

The number of U.S. Christians who feel they have a personal responsibility to share their faith has declined over the past 25 years, according to a Barna Group report published on May 15. Those who affirm the statement, “every Christian has a responsibility to share their faith,” has declined 25 points, moving from 89 percent […] Read More

Practicing Christians “outpace all U.S. adults in poverty action,” according to Barna Group data released on April 26. In every category surveyed for its “The Good News about Global Poverty” report, Barna found that Christians “who consider their faith important and attend church regularly” were significantly more likely to be involved in work to end […] Read More