George Barna is the director of research and co-founder of the Cultural Research Center at Arizona Christian University. He is also an ACU professor, focusing on worldview assessment and development, and cultural transformation. In addition, he serves as senior research fellow for the Center for Biblical Worldview at Family Research Council. He was the founder and leader of the Barna Group, a research company that set the standard for understanding trends in American culture for many years. He has written over 50 books, including numerous award winners and New York Times best-sellers, focusing on cultural and religious trends, leadership, spiritual development, and church dynamics. After graduating summa cum laude from Boston College, George earned two master’s degrees from Rutgers University, and also has a doctorate from Dallas Baptist University. He and his wife, Nancy, have three daughters, three grandchildren and make their home on the central California coast and Phoenix.