David Kinnaman to Speak at Pepperdine Bible Lecture Series

Barna's president David Kinnaman will be presenting this week at the Pepperdine Bible Lectures happening Tuesday to Friday, May 3 to 6, 2016 on Pepperdine’s Malibu campus. He will be speaking on our preliminary State of Pastors data, and will join a list of speakers that includes scholar N.T. Wright, and activist Ruby Bridges. Here are some key details:

The Present and Future of Spiritual Leadership
Wednesday May 4 and Thursday May 5
9:30 to 10:15 AM

Find out more about the event here, and watch the livestream here.



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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?


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David Kinnaman to Speak at Exponential East

April 26, 2016 • Leaders & Pastors

David Kinnaman will speak at Exponential East today on Barna's new study in partnership with Thrivent Financial: "Church Startups & Money"


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Pastors and the Psychology of Scarcity

May 20, 2016 • Leaders & Pastors

Guest blog from Susan Mettes of Thrivent Financial on the psychological effects of financial strains on pastors and their church plants.