Research + News | Topic: Faith
Apr 16, 2021
A Pastor’s Son Becomes A Critic Of Religion On TikTok
John Piper is one of the most influential theologians in America. His son Abraham calls evangelicalism “a destructive, narrow-minded worldview.” Read the article here.
Sep 10, 2019
Americans Now Have Less Faith In Tech Than Church
Christians hope to address the ethical concerns raised as the country grows more skeptical of Big Tech. Read the article here.
May 28, 2019
The Call To Self-Discipline In A Media-Saturated Age
Our society is addicted to spectacle. How do we keep our eyes are fixed on Christ? Read a review of a new book from Tony Reinke, titled Competing Spectacles: Treasuring Christ in the Media Age, by clicking here.
Mar 5, 2019
Hashtag Missions: How Social Media Is Reshaping Conferences
Gen Z’s digital natives bring followers along for the experience. Read the article here.
Jul 6, 2018
Set A Better Example For Gen Z On Social Media
Technology, especially social media, is one of the biggest “shapers” for Gen Z, the digital natives. In this podcast from Impact 360 Institute, Nikki Dutton and Jonathan Morrow discuss some practical ways that adults can set a good example for Gen Z on social media. Listen to the podcast here.
Jan 19, 2018
Does The Internet Change Beliefs About Religious Affiliations?
New research finds that the digital environment, specifically the Internet, may decrease the likelihood of a person affiliating with a religious tradition or believing that only one religion is true. Read the article here.
Jul 5, 2017
Forming Family Values In A Digital Age
Forces like technology are influencing habits in the home and disrupting traditional norms that have shaped young people for generations. But some things never change—like the parental responsibility for setting and communicating the values of their home and family.
Read this research from Barna and take a look at the book from Andy Crouch The Tech-Wise Family: Everyday Steps for Putting Technology in Its Proper Place here.
May 22, 2017
Your Smartphone Is Neither a Cancer Nor a Cure-All
A balanced, biblical take on the devices we can’t seem to live without. Read the article on Christianity Today here.
May 23, 2016
Young Social Media Users May Hold Untraditional Faith Beliefs
A new study suggests that youths who use social media are more likely to develop a “pick-and-choose” approach to customize their faith than those who do not use social media. Read the article here.
Nov 14, 2013
How Technology is Changing Millennial Faith
Barna takes a look at Millennials and the role technology is playing is their faith. Read the full report here.