David Kinnaman


David Kinnaman is the author of the bestselling books Good FaithYou Lost Me and unChristian. He is president of Barna Group, a leading research and communications company that works with churches, nonprofits, and businesses ranging from film studios to financial services. Since 1995, David has directed interviews with nearly one million individuals and overseen hundreds of U.S. and global research studies. He and his wife live in California with their three children.


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From the Blog

  • The Porn Phenomenon

    January 19, 2016 • Culture & Media

    Today, our team had the privilege of launching a new nationwide study about pornography with Josh McDowell Ministries in New York City.

  • Debating the Data

    December 28, 2015 • Culture & Media

    What do you do when the facts seem to contradict each other? Or when the data just doesn't seem to reflect reality? Why interpreting data well is as important as collecting it.

  • Improving Your Cultural Intelligence

    November 6, 2015 • Culture & Media

    It struck me today that trend watching has become something almost everyone does—and must do—in order to live effective lives. Trend watching has become democratized. I bet you do more trend watching in your life than you even realize. How do you keep up on trends?

  • Ambition: The Good, the Bad and Three Ways to Keep It From Getting Ugly

    October 1, 2015 • Work & Vocation

    Like work itself, I believe ambition was placed into humanity at creation and that it is an innately good part of what it means to be human. However, ambition also has a shadow side. How can we embrace the good of ambition, without letting it get the best of us?

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