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The Habits of Highly Effective Churches Being Strategic in Your God-Given Ministry

The Habits of Highly Effective Churches Being Strategic in Your God-Given Ministry

by George Barna

George Barna reveals nine critical habits proven to make a church an effective local body. The Habits of Highly Effective Churches dispels popular myths and wrong beliefs as to what constitutes a thriving church in today's society and is an excellent resource for ministry leaders who are seeking or willing to re-evaluate and restructure a church.… Read more…

Revolutionary Parenting

Revolutionary Parenting

by George Barna

How can parents make a lasting impact in the spiritual lives of their children? To find the answer, acclaimed researcher George Barna investigated the lives of thriving adult Christians and discovered the essential steps their parents took to shape their spiritual lives in childhood. He also learned surprising truths about which popular parenting tactics jus… Read more…

Real Teens A Contemporary Snapshot of Youth Culture

Real Teens A Contemporary Snapshot of Youth Culture

by George Barna

They are the digital generation, the Mosaics, a new wave of connected and decidedly upbeat young people who are anxious to make a positive difference in the world around them. Skepticism--once the hallmark of Generation X--is waning as the prevalent attitude among teens. As teens change, so must our way of teaching them and reaching them. How can we effectiv… Read more…

How to Increase Giving in Your Church

How to Increase Giving in Your Church

by George Barna

One of the most difficult tasks facing any church leader is the issue of raising funds. It's not that we don't realize that tithing and giving are biblical issues; God's Word is full of strong statements about the stewardship of money. But how does a pastor convey God's heart for stewardship? Literally, what's the best way to raise the mo… Read more…

Small Is Big!

Small Is Big!

by George Barna, Felicity Dale and Tony Dale

Church planters Tony and Felicity Dale and acclaimed researcher George Barna bring a big message to God’s church. How might we change the world if our Christian faith began multiplying at a rapid pace—through a way of life that is explosive and transformational? It happened once before, in the early days of the church; what will it take to bring us to th… Read more…

Boiling Point How Coming Cultural Shifts Will Change Your Life

Boiling Point How Coming Cultural Shifts Will Change Your Life

by George Barna and Mark Hatch

Two decades ago a groundbreaking book called "The Frog in the Kettle" changed what we believe about the evangelical Church and its influence in America. Subsequent books by George Barna have become must-reading for church leaders and concerned Christians everywhere. Now Barna takes a fresh look at the Church--where we stand and where we are headed-… Read more…

An Interview with God Questions You're Asking and How the Bible Answers Them

An Interview with God Questions You're Asking and How the Bible Answers Them

by Woodrow Kroll and George Barna

"Answers! I want answers!" Most people have burning questions about God and the way He operates in this world. The problem is finding Biblical answers. Better yet, it is a book that not only satisfies your questions, but provides a framework for discovery on your own. Woodrow Kroll has taken on this task, and gives us a unique approach: an… Read more…

Cause within You

Cause within You

by Matthew Barnett and George Barna

You were created for something amazing—and it’s time to discover what it is! Matthew Barnett, son of a well-known megachurch pastor, discovered his own cause in life when he relinquished his dream of building a big, successful church like his father’s and began listening for God’s dream for his life instead. Sensing that God was calling him to serve … Read more…

unChristian What a New Generation Really Thinks about Christianity…and Why It Matters

unChristian What a New Generation Really Thinks about Christianity…and Why It Matters

by George Barna, Gabe Lyons and David Kinnaman

Based on groundbreaking Barna Group research, unChristian uncovers the negative perceptions young people have of Christianity and explores what can be done to reverse them.… Read more…

Jim and Casper Go to Church

Jim and Casper Go to Church

by George Barna, Jim Henderson and Matt Casper

What does an atheist think about church? Jim Henderson decided that the best way to find out was to ask! So he recruited an atheist—Matt Casper—to visit twelve leading churches with him and give the “first impression” perspective of a non-believer. Week after week, this spiritual odd couple attended services at churches all over the country and docum… Read more…

Healing Your Church Hurt

Healing Your Church Hurt

by Stephen Mansfield and George Barna

If you’ve been part of a church, you have probably suffered a “church hurt”—or know someone who has. Maybe the pastor had an affair or the congregation fought over money or the leaders were disguising gossip as “prayer.” Stephen Mansfield knows how it feels. Though he is now a New York Times bestselling author, he was a pastor for more than 20 ye… Read more…

Mentoring Leaders Wisdom for Developing Character, Calling, and Competency

Mentoring Leaders Wisdom for Developing Character, Calling, and Competency

by George Barna and Carson Pue

Over the next five to ten years, it's predicted that more than 50,000 strategic ministry leadership positions are going to be filled. Who will these leaders be? And more importantly, who will prepare them for these positions?Mentoring Leaders offers a unique angle on what it takes to prepare transformational leaders for today's church. While addressi… Read more…


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