Negative perceptions. Church dropouts. Prodigals and nomads. It's easy to get discouraged by all that's going wrong when it comes to Christianity and the emerging generation. Yet what's going right? In fact, signs of hope are springing up all around. In Faith For Exiles David Kinnaman, author of unChristian and You Lost Me teams up with Mark Matlock, former executive director of Youth Specialties to unveil major new Barna research that uncovers what's working—five practices that contribute to resilience. Enter the world of resilient young adult Christians and learn how they are sustaining faith. Finally, you can find hope in all that God is doing among young disciples today.Pre-Order Learn More
What does Christianity look like to young non-Christians?
Why do young adults walk away from church and from faith?
What practices distinguish resilient disciples among young Christians?
In a world where always-connected smart devices and search algorithms educate and entertain, digital Babylon is the new context for discipleship. Faith For Exiles reveals findings from a groundbreaking three-year research study of young Christians whose faith remains resilient even in exile.
Barna president David Kinnaman teams up with former executive director of Youth Specialties Mark Matlock to help you:
Implementing the five Faith For Exiles practices in your church or home won't happen by accident. These specially designed e-courses (one track for church leaders, one track for parents) offer guided exercises, discussion questions, and next steps for readers.