The U.S. Cities Most Committed to Weekly Bible-Reading & Prayer

Is your city on the list? Not surprisingly all but TWO of the cities are in the Southern US. Interestingly mine is on the list and it is also the murder capital of the US (per capita). Periodically, Barna zooms in from nationally representative data on the Church to focus specifically on U.S. cities, equipping … More The U.S. Cities Most Committed to Weekly Bible-Reading & Prayer

A surprising response to “The Great Commission”

This was shocking and should be of serious concern to everyone calling themselves Pastor, Elder, Preacher, etc. James 3:1 In today’s Barna Highlight, we’re sharing another bite-sized finding you can use to become a more informed leader. Just because a word or phrase is common in church leadership, doesn’t mean it’s common among churchgoers. For … More A surprising response to “The Great Commission”

LGBT Identification Rises to 5.6% in Latest U.S. Estimate

Where are the youth of today getting the indoctrination (no other word for it) for the rising numbers seen in the poll?  Schools, beginning at the Elementary level have corrupted their minds. But it’s okay it is not your job Parent(s) to raise them! LGBT Identification Rises to 5.6% in Latest U.S. Estimate STORY HIGHLIGHTS … More LGBT Identification Rises to 5.6% in Latest U.S. Estimate

Barna Update: Most Black Adults Say Religion & the Black Experience Go Hand in Hand

When Black History Month is observed each year, faith is a thread throughout many of the stories and celebrations of the Black community in the U.S. In fact, according to Black Americans, it’s an essential part of the narrative.  In this February release for Barna’s ongoing 2021 series exploring new data about the Black Church, … More Barna Update: Most Black Adults Say Religion & the Black Experience Go Hand in Hand

Over 4 in 10 American Christians say Bible is ‘ambiguous’ on abortion

Many “Christians” claim there is little need for seminaries and proper studying of the Word of God. This is the result of such foolishness; a generation that has no clue what that Word really says.  – Mike Over four in 10 American Christians believe the Bible is “ambiguous” on abortion, according to the Cultural Research … More Over 4 in 10 American Christians say Bible is ‘ambiguous’ on abortion

The future of Missions

The Future of Missions A new report coming soon! Next week, we’ll be releasing a new report called The Future of Missions, which looks closely at how younger generations view international mission work. Today, we want to share three big findings with you for free. DOWNLOAD AND SHARE THE FINDINGS Over and above evangelism and discipleship, … More The future of Missions

Barna Update: 87 Percent of Practicing Christians See the U.S. as a Leader to the World

While the Fourth of July offers a time for the U.S. to celebrate the Declaration of Independence, it also provides space for us to look back on our country’s history—the good and the bad—to sharpen the lens with which we envision its future. Recent Barna data might deepen this crucial reflection during a season of … More Barna Update: 87 Percent of Practicing Christians See the U.S. as a Leader to the World

Examining the “10 needs we must understand and live after choosing to serve the Lord” Part 4

One of my posts on 28 April, was entitled COVID-19 Is a Slow-Motion 9/11 in it Pastor Sam Rohrer of the American Pastors Network set forth 10 definitive needs every “Christian” must understand and live by after choosing to serve the Lord. I thought I would look at each one individually over the next two weeks. … More Examining the “10 needs we must understand and live after choosing to serve the Lord” Part 4