• 2015 State of Atheism in America

    2015 State of Atheism in America

    March 24, 2015—This past year, Barna Group has spent a considerable amount of time studying the unchurched—those who have not attended church within the past six months.

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  • What Most Influences the Self-Identity of Americans?

    What Most Influences the Self-Identity of Americans?

    March 19, 2015—While many factors make up human self-identity, most Americans agree the primary factor that makes up their identity is family. Nearly two-thirds of Americans say their family makes up “a lot” of their personal identity (62%).

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  • What Millennials Want When They Visit Church

    What Millennials Want When They Visit Church

    March 3, 2015—Like it or not—and there are plenty of reasons not to—consumer culture shapes what people expect of church and how some churches approach ministry.

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  • Birdman vs. Mockingjay: The Movies Americans Watched in 2014

    Birdman vs. Mockingjay: The Movies Americans Watched in 2014

    February 25, 2015—Winning an Oscar doesn’t necessarily equal box office gold.

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  • Most Americans Didn’t Watch Oscar-Nominated Films

    Most Americans Didn’t Watch Oscar-Nominated Films

    February 23, 2015—Millions of viewers tuned in to the 87th Academy Awards last night, but for many this was their first look at the top films. Barna’s annual movie-going study revealed that Best Picture nominees were among the least attended of the 30 films surveyed.

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