George Barna has filled executive roles in politics, marketing, advertising, media development, research and ministry. He founded the Barna Research Group in 1984 (now Barna Group) and helped it become a leading marketing research firm focused on the intersection of faith and culture before selling it in 2009. George has served several hundred parachurch ministries, thousands of Christian churches, and many other non-profit and for-profit organizations as well as the U.S. military.
George Barna is the Executive Director of the American Culture and Faith Institute (a division of United in Purpose), and is President of Metaformation, a faith development organization. He graduated summa cum laude from Boston College, earned two Master’s degrees from Rutgers University and has a doctorate from Dallas Baptist University. He’s married to Nancy. They have three adopted daughters and one grandchild.
Proverbs 19:2 “Desire without knowledge is not good—how much more will hasty feed miss the way!”