1. Barna Report.
2. Barna Report.
3. Richard Lovelace, Dynamics of Spiritual Life (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1979), 134.
4. John Stott, God’s New Society: The Message of Ephesians (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 1979), 73–74.
5. C.S. Lewis, The Screwtape Letters (New York: MacMillan, 1944), 9.
6. Lovelace, Dynamics of Spiritual Life. 136.
7. J.I. Packer, God’s Words (Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 1981), 85.
8. John Stott, What Christ Thinks of the Church (Wheaton, IL: Harold Shaw, 1990), 50.
9. Scripture quotations are from the English Standard Version.
10. Stott, God’s New Society, 267–275.
11. Lovelace, Dynamics of Spiritual Life, 140.
12. Packer, God’s Words, 91.
13. Packer, God’s Words, 92.
14. Lovelace, Dynamics of Spiritual Life, 137.
15. J.I. Packer, Rediscovering Holiness (Ann Arbor, MI: Servant, 1992), 175.
16. J.I. Packer, “Means of Growth” (an article in Tenth, a publication from Tenth Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, 1981), 10.
Thomas A. Tarrants, III, D. Min. Vice President of Ministry, C.S. Lewis Institute, has lived in the Washington, D.C., area since 1978 and served as president of the C.S. Lewis Institute from 1998 to April 2010. Prior to coming to the Institute, he served as co-pastor of Christ Our Shepherd Church and Director of The School for Urban Mission, both based in Washington, D.C. He is the author of two books and is a consultant for Church Discipleship Services, developing discipleship programs and materials to strengthen the local church. Tom earned a Master of Divinity degree from Eastern Mennonite Seminary and Doctor of Ministry from Fuller Theological Seminary. He is an ordained minister in the Evangelical Church Alliance.