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George Barna and his wife Nancy attended high school, college, and graduate school together before marrying in 1978. They have three adopted daughters and three grandchildren. George is a professor at Arizona Christian University and director of research at its Cultural Research Center, focusing on worldview assessment, development, and cultural transformation. He is also the founder of the Barna Group (which he sold in 2009). Through those entities, George has conducted groundbreaking research on worldview, cultural transformation, ministry applications, spiritual development, and politics. Likewise, he has provided research and strategy for several hundred parachurch ministries, thousands of Christian churches, the U.S. military, and Fortune 500 companies, as well as supplied polling and strategy to four presidential candidates. George has authored or co-authored 57 books addressing social and religious trends, worldview, leadership, spiritual development, church dynamics, and cultural transformation.

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