Research + News | Topic: Faith
Sep 3, 2021
The New Chief Chaplain At Harvard? An Atheist
The elevation of Greg Epstein, author of “Good Without God,” reflects a broader trend of young people who increasingly identify as spiritual but religiously nonaffiliated. Read the article here.
Jul 15, 2021
Parents, Take Note Of The Spiritual Practices Common To Kids Who Flourish As Adults
Research indicated that children who remained faithful as young adults (identifying as a Christian, sharing their faith, remaining in church, reading the Bible, and so on) grew up in homes where certain practices were present. Read the article here.
Sep 14, 2020
Strong Relationships Within Church Add To Resilient Faith In Young Adults
Barna shares how churches and parents can come alongside young people to support and encourage them in their spiritual walk through strong connections. Read the research here.
Sep 6, 2019
Lose Your Faith At An Evangelical College? That’s Part Of The Process
Research shows that students at CCCU schools are more likely to face a religious crisis than their secular counterparts. Read the article here.
May 8, 2019
Should You Follow Your Heart?
“Follow your heart” is a phrase that we hear in our culture often. But is that a good idea? Watch a video addressing this issue from Impact 360 Institute here.
Feb 8, 2019
Most Teenagers Drop Out Of Church As Young Adults
Church pews may be full of teenagers, but a new study says college students might be a much rarer sight on Sunday mornings. Read the article here.
Jan 29, 2019
The Top Reasons Young People Drop Out Of Church
Even with 1 in 4 leaving over politics, college kids are more likely to return after a hiatus than leave for good. Read the article here.
Nov 26, 2018
Why ‘Passing On The Faith’ Fails Our Kids
Young adults often leave the church after high school. The problem lies close to home. Read the article here.
Oct 29, 2018
Why Youth Stay In Church When They Grow Up
What is it that sets apart the kids who stay in the church? Read the article here.
Sep 17, 2018
Do Christian Students Want Spiritual Growth From College?
Is spiritual and moral development primary, or even secondary priorities of one’s education? Read the research from Barna here.