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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…

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…

Pagan Christianity?

Pagan Christianity?

by George Barna and Frank Viola

Have you ever wondered why we Christians do what we do for church every Sunday morning? Why do we “dress up” for church? Why does the pastor preach a sermon each week? Why do we have pews, steeples, and choirs? This ground-breaking book, now in affordable softcover, makes an unsettling proposal: most of what Christians do in present-day churches is roote… Read more…

Churchless

Churchless

by George Barna and David Kinnaman

Churchless people are all around us: among our closest loved ones, at our workplaces, in our neighborhoods. And more and more, they are becoming the norm: The number of churchless adults in the US has grown by nearly one-third in the past decade. Yet the startling truth is that many of these people claim they are looking for a genuine, powerful encounter wit… 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…

Seven Faith Tribes

Seven Faith Tribes

by George Barna

In this groundbreaking book, now available in softcover, acclaimed researcher and author George Barna identifies, describes, and analyzes seven major “faith tribes” in America—documenting who they are, what they believe, how they vote, and what they are passionate about. Barna provides helpful insight into how these groups influence our economy, politi… Read more…

Futurecast

Futurecast

by George Barna

The world and culture are changing at a pace beyond anything ever seen in history. But where will all these changes lead? We need accurate information that will give us a real sense of what’s happening now—and what’s about to happen—in key areas of our lives, including family life, technology, media and entertainment, attitudes and values, and religi… Read more…

The Power of Vision Discover and Apply God's Plan for Your Life and Ministry

The Power of Vision Discover and Apply God's Plan for Your Life and Ministry

by George Barna

In The Power of Vision, George Barna invites church leaders to discover the power of God's vision for ministry. Readers will learn: how God has shared his vision throughout history, how vision is different than mission, common practices and beliefs that inhibit true vision, practical steps toward practicing God's unique vision for them, and ways to s… Read more…

House Church Book

House Church Book

by George Barna and Wolfgang Simson

In a world where the church is being ignored, it is time to bring the church to the people, and not the people to the church, says researcher and church strategy consultant Wolfgang Simson. His book Houses that Change the World (originally published in the UK) is widely recognized as a classic of the house church movement. Now revised as The House Church Boo… Read more…

America at the Crossroads Explosive Trends Shaping America's Future and What You Can Do about It

America at the Crossroads Explosive Trends Shaping America's Future and What You Can Do about It

by George Barna

Today's Most Troubling Trends about Faith and Culture in AmericaWe live in a tumultuous time. Upheavals and reversals in culture, popular opinion, morality, race relations, socioeconomic status, and so much more have entire generations feeling off balance or out of touch. How do we keep pace with the breathtaking rate of change in our society when we can… Read more…

Transforming Children into Spiritual Champions

Transforming Children into Spiritual Champions

by Bill Hybels and George Barna

No one can deny our culture is opposed to Christian values, and the influences bombarding our children's moral development are difficult to contend with. But few parents and church leaders realize that a child's moral development is set by the age of nine. It is therefore critical to start developing a child's biblical worldview from the very ear… Read more…


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