You Lost Me Hits Washington Post Bestsellers List

You Lost Me (Baker Books; ISBN 9780801015892; ebook ISBN 9781441213082; $15.99) by David Kinnaman with Aly Hawkins has landed on the Washington Post Bestsellers list, achieving the #6 spot on the Nonfiction/General list. This ranking reflects sales for the week ending July 9 and is based on sales from thousands of nationwide retailers where general books are sold.

You Lost Me shows why Christians ages eighteen to twenty-nine are leaving the church and rethinking their commitment to the faith. Based on new research conducted by the Barna Group, David Kinnaman exposes ways the Christian community has failed to equip young adults to live “in but not of” the world—to follow Christ in the midst of profound cultural change. This wide-ranging study debunks persistent myths about young dropouts and examines the likely consequences for both young adults and the church if we maintain the status quo. The faith journeys of the next generation are a challenge to the established church, but they can also be a source of hope for the community of faith. Kinnaman, with the help of contributors from across the Christian spectrum, offers ideas for pastors, youth leaders, parents, and educators to pass on a vibrant, lasting faith and ideas for young adults to find themselves in wholehearted pursuit of Christ.

David Kinnaman is the coauthor of unChristian and Good Faith. He is president and majority owner of Barna Group, where he has supervised or directed interviews with more than 500,000 individuals and overseen hundreds of nationwide, representative research studies. Barna Group’s body of research is frequently quoted in major media outlets such as USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, and the New York Times. Kinnaman speaks on topics including cultural and spiritual trends, teenagers and young adults, leadership and influence, and vocation and calling.

Aly Hawkins and her husband, Bryan Ashmore, live, write, and make music in Southern California. Aly is the author of Shine: Beautiful Inside and Out, as well as numerous articles.

Baker Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group, has a vision for building up the body of Christ through books that are relevant, intelligent, and engaging.

Baker Publishing Group publishes high-quality writings that represent historic Christianity and serve the diverse interests and concerns of evangelical readers.

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