Barna Research Group

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Barna Research Group is a private, non-partisan, for-profit organization located in Ventura, California. Barna has been conducting and analyzing primary research to understand cultural trends related to values, beliefs, attitudes and behaviors. The organization was founded by George and Nancy Barna in 1984.

Barna Group Divisions

  • The Barna Research Group (primary research)
  • Barna Books (printed resources (Barna Books)
  • The Josiah Corps (leadership development for young people)
  • Barna Films (communications tools)
  • Transformation Church Network (church facilitation and enhancement)

Barna’s Top 10 Researches 2019

  1. One in Three Practicing Christians Has Stopped Attending Church During COVID-19
  2. White Christians Have Become Even Less Motivated to Address Racial Injustice
  3. Signs of Decline & Hope Among Key Metrics of Faith
  4. What Research Has Revealed About the New Sunday Morning
  5. Why Millennials Aren’t Watching Your Streamed Worship Services
  6. Five Trends Defining Americans’ Relationship to Churches
  7. Introducing the State of the Church 2020
  8. Trends Shaping the Next Season of Next Gen Discipleship
  9. What’s on the Minds of America’s Pastors
  10. Christian Millennials Are Most Likely Generation to Lean Toward Charismatic Worship