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Barna: Christians in the Workplace

These new findings from Barna explore how Christians feel about vocation and calling.

Research: Pastors Satisfied With Discipleship Efforts

Nearly two-thirds (65%) say they are satisfied with the state of discipleship and spiritual formation in their local church.

Why We Needed to Create a Cultural Research Center

Tracking the seven mountains of cultural influence.

10 Characteristics of Churches That Attract Young Adults

For churches that want to retain teenagers into adulthood, these traits matter.

Churches Rarely Discipline Church Members, Survey Shows

Research shows that churches rarely reprimand church members, despite New Testament guidelines

What Do Americans Believe About God?

LifeWay Research: Many Americans who hold evangelical beliefs also hold beliefs that are not keeping with Scripture.

David Kinnaman and Mark Matlock: Faith for Exiles

5 Ways for a New Generation to Follow Jesus in Digital Babylon

1 in 3 Practicing Christians Is Still and Only Attending Their Pre-COVID Church

Recently, Barna Group revealed findings about “The New Sunday Morning,” highlighting trends in church attendance and engagement since the nation’s response to COVID-19 began in March of...

Fuller Youth Institute Receives Grant to Research Character and Virtue in Young People

Fuller Youth Institute aims to provide relevant youth ministry resources to train young people in character development.

Majority of Pastors Had Previous Career, Survey Shows

Barna: Roughly one-quarter (26 percent) remains bivocational.