John Marriott

John Marriott is the coordinator of the Biola University Center for Christian Thought and teaches in the department of Philosophy at Talbot School of Theology, and the Intercultural Studies Department at Biola University. He speaks at camps and churches throughout the United States and Canada addressing issues related to Christianity, culture, and religion. John is a leading expert of deconversion, having authored five books on the subject, including The Anatomy of Deconversion: Keys to Lifelong Faith in a Culture Abandoning Christianity (ACUP Press) and Set Adrift: Deconstructing What You Believe Without Sinking Your Faith (Zondervan). He and his wife Nancy reside in Southern California along with their two children, Cody and Moriah.

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The statistics on deconversion can be downright scary for parents. Dr. John Marriott offers research-based tips for shaping a faith that endures. View Show Notes →
Why are so many walking away from the faith? Professor John Marriott identifies four ways churches and parents unwittingly contribute to deconversion. View Show Notes →
When someone's losing their faith, what do they—or those who love them—need to know? Dr. John Marriott digs into the real culprits in faith crisis. View Show Notes →