Sacred Roots

Video in Faith & Christianity • May 1, 2015

What is the point of church? Really?

"Why should I invest myself in something I'm not sure does any good?" Many people today are asking this question about the church. Maybe you’re asking it, too.

Of course, this isn’t where it all started. The early church was a powerhouse of communal love, self-giving, and service. So how do we rediscover these sacred roots? How do we recover the purpose of the church in all its beauty? And how do we understand that purpose for our time and place? Sacred Roots offers four personal and communal shifts critical to being the kind of church that transforms people—and renews the world.


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Americans Divided on the Importance of Church

March 24, 2014 • Culture & Media

What, if anything, helps Americans grow in their faith? When Barna Group asked, people offered a variety of answers—prayer, family or friends, reading the Bible, having children—but church did not even crack the top-10 list. The divide between the religiously active and those resistant to churchgoing impacts American culture, morality, politics and religion.

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September 1, 2014 • Faith & Christianity

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David Kinnaman and Jon Tyson Discuss Millennials, “Nones" and a Renewed Vision for Church

April 1, 2014 • Faith & Christianity

In this conversation with Barna president, David Kinnaman, Tyson talks about the pastoral pressure of Easter Sunday, the different generational questions of Boomers and Millennials and how Christians—both pastors and lay people alike—can renew their vision for church.