Research + News | Topic: Church
May 28, 2021
Balancing Our Uneasy Relationship With Technology After The Pandemic
There will be no return exactly to the pre-pandemic normal, as the use of new technologies in churches will not suddenly vanish. Read the article here.
Oct 5, 2020
Why Millennials Aren’t Watching Your Streamed Worship Services
Barna data gathered in late May 2020 show that as one in three practicing Christians stopped streaming church during the early months of the pandemic, this digital dropout was led by practicing Christian Millennials; fully half (50%) were not tuning in to online worship services at the time. View a video from Barna about this research here.
Feb 3, 2017
Screens and Small Groups
God works through small groups.
At least that’s what we hope, don’t we?
There’s a joy that comes with seeing students come together to dig into God’s word and each other’s lives. When small groups function to leave students changed in ways that lead them deeper into the way and will of their Heavenly Father and more connected to supportive Christian community, well. . . that’s what youth ministry is all about, isn’t it? Read the full article here.
Feb 10, 2016
The Porn Phenomenon
The researchers at Barna just launched a massive research project examining teenagers, young adults, and Americans in general as well as pastors and youth pastors – more than 3,000 interviews in total across a range of questions. View some of the top-level findings by clicking here.
Oct 26, 2012
Church: Go Forth and Tweet
CNN video feature taking a look at a church that encourages the congregation to tweet during the service. Watch the video here.