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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…

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…

Call for Courage
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Call for Courage

by George Barna, George Barna, Michael Anthony and Michael Anthony

No one is born courageous, but everyone hopes courage will come. Here's how to stand strong. Like many other people of faith, you may be concerned about what the future holds for Christians in America. Every day we wake up in a nation and world that is increasingly hostile to our beliefs and values. Even the basic freedoms that define America--speec… 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…

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…

Futurecast: What Today's Trends Mean for Tomorrow's World
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Futurecast: What Today's Trends Mean for Tomorrow's World

by George Barna and Jon Gauger

There are three types of people when it comes to the future: those who will watch what happens, those who will make it happen, and those who will wonder what happened. Which will you be? Our society has widespread and unprecedented access to information, but what do we do with it all? Who do we trust to accurately track our societal trends, interpret them, a… Read more…

Army of Ordinary People

Army of Ordinary People

by George Barna and Felicity Dale

An Army of Ordinary People contains the key to explosive, transformational, 21st century evangelism. Renowned church planter Felicity Dale shares stories of how God has always used—and is still using—ordinary believers to carry out his work in simple ways throughout the world. Some of these stories are dramatic—people being led to the Lord by the frien… 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…

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…

America at the Crossroads: Explosive Trends Shaping America's Future and What You Can Do about It
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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 America We 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 ca… Read more…


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