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Church Planters and the Cost of Starting a Church

What factors shape the financial reality of most new church plants? In partnership with Thrivent Financial, Barna conducted a study among 769 church planters from across the nation to assess the personal and institutional costs of a church startup.

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Research to spark conversations that will lead to innovative ideas that advance the church planting movement into a season of unparalleled health and growth. For a limited time you can receive 30% off by using the promo code "CHURCHPLANT30." https://barna-resources.myshopify.com/products/church-startups-and-money-digital

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Reconnect Christianity with Teens and Young Adults

Discover why so many are disengaging from the faith community and renew your hope for how God is at work in the next generation

Before doing good, we must acknowledge our need to be healed and restored. That kind of humility is at the heart of #GoodFaith.

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The major challenges mentioned by youth pastors in Barna’s interviews tended to revolve around the idea of youth ministries as a consumer product that is evaluated by parents and students just like any other consumer experience. https://barna.org/research/leaders-pastors/research-release/the-priorities-challenges-and-trends-in-youth-ministry#.VyFaO6MrJP0

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