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America’s Shared Values and the UMC

In The Seven Faith Tribes, George Barna lists twenty shared values from across seven faith tribes that exist in the United States. A few of these are: Represent the truth well Develop inner peace and purity Seek peace with others Demonstrate wisdom Be forgiving This list helped me clarify the importance of proclaiming a Christian […]

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The Seven Faith Tribes by George Barna

I was excited to read the latest book from George Barna – The Seven Faith Tribes: Who They Are, What They Believe, and Why They Matter. I deeply appreciate the work of The Barna Group. The research that they produce about life and faith is insightful and often quite applicable to the local church. However, […]