You Lost Me: Why Young Christians Are Leaving Church...and Rethinking Faith

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David Kinnaman is coauthor of the bestselling unChristian. He is president and majority owner of the Barna Group, a private, non-partisan research and resource company located in Ventura, California. In Kinnaman's sixteen years at the firm, he has supervised more than 350,000 interviews for client projects and nationwide studies among American adults, teenagers, tweens, and clergy on matters of faith, spirituality, political attitudes, and social dynamics. Barna Group's body of research is often quoted in major media outlets and from pulpits. David frequently speaks on topics of cultural change, young adults, teenagers, vocation and calling, leadership, and generations. He and Jill, his wife, have three children and live in California.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801013140
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 10/1/2011
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 124,210
  • Product dimensions: 5.76 (w) x 8.88 (h) x 0.86 (d)

Meet the Author

David Kinnaman is the coauthor of the bestselling unChristian and is the president of The Barna Group, which provides research and resources that facilitate spiritual transformation in people's lives. Since joining Barna in 1995, David has designed and analyzed nearly five hundred studies for a variety of churches, nonprofits, and corporations. He and George Barna write a free research report published online at David and his wife, Jill, have three children and live in California.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 26, 2012

    A Game Changer

    I have'nt even gotten half way through this book, and my whole perspective is already being changed by it. I'm from the mosaic generation, and I know what it means to believe that church is nolonger relevant. God has used this book to speak to me on so many levels, and I'm the better for it. If you're questioning your faith and spirituality give this book a shot.

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  • Posted December 14, 2012

    A must-read for any church leader in a mainline denomination tod

    A must-read for any church leader in a mainline denomination today.
    The book adds great clarity and insight to the one of the greatest challenges facing the church today.

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  • Posted May 31, 2012

    Anyone involved in ministry should check this out

    There are a growing number of books focused on the particular characteristics of the millennial generation. This is one of the better ones. They clearly outline various reasons that current young people leave the church, and what are the primary reasons. I found their discussion of science very useful. So many churches choose to ignore the topic altogether. I wish the survey data could have been presented in a more user friendly manner. This may only be a problem with the nook version. I have not read the paper version

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  • Posted April 19, 2012


    Thought provoking. Worth reading. Well researched and documented.

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