David Kinnaman is president and majority owner of Barna Group. He is the author of the bestselling books, You Lost Me and unChristian.
Since joining Barna in 1995, David has overseen studies polling the opinions and perspectives of more than 400,000 individuals. He has designed and analyzed research for the American Bible Society, Columbia House, Compassion, Easter Seals, Habitat for Humanity, Integrity Media, InterVarsity, NBC-Universal, the Salvation Army, Sony, Thomas Nelson, Prison Fellowship, World Vision, Harper Collins and many others.
As a spokesperson for Barna Group's work, David has been quoted in major media outlets such as USA Today, Fox News, CNN, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Dallas Morning News, and The Wall Street Journal, among others. He is in demand as a speaker about faith and religious trends, teenagers and twentysomethings, and vocation and calling.
David and his wife, Jill, live with their three kids in Ventura, California.
December 2 - 5, 2015 • Pasadena, CA
Churches Engaging Young People, Fuller University
December 8 - 9, 2015 • Phoenix, AZ
Christian Camp and Conference Association
January 11 - 12, 2016 • High Springs, FL
February 8 - 13, 2016 • Orlando, FL
Association for Biblical Higher Education
February 17 - 18, 2016 • Austin, TX
Texas Assessment Association
February 19 - 21, 2016 • Pittsburgh, PA
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?
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?
In his book, You Lost Me: Why Young Christians are Leaving Church and Rethinking Church, David Kinnaman says that young adults' are struggling with "the exclusive nature of Christianity".
Some conservatives think the public isn’t telling the truth about the extent of its support. They may be right—but not in the way they think.
Political candidates are facing a new reality: Within the Democratic coalition, there are more religiously unaffiliated voters than belong to any single religious group.