Discover Why So Many of Us Feel Alone–

and How You Can Respond as a Leader

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Loneliness is taking a profound physical, emotional and social toll in the United States.

But what makes people so lonely?

And how can Christian communities better minister to the lonely?

Behavioral scientist and researcher Susan Mettes has uncovered the answers to these questions and more in her new book The Loneliness Epidemic.




If you want to better understand and support people suffering from loneliness,

The Loneliness Epidemic can help.


Filled with new Barna data and numerous practical applications, this book is an invaluable tool for anyone–ministry leaders, parents, friends–trying to help someone who feels alone. Readers will emerge better able to deal with their own loneliness and to help alleviate the loneliness of others.


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Susan Mettes  (MA, Duke University) is a behavioral scientist with extensive prior experience conducting research for faith-based organizations, including Barna Group, Thrivent Financial and World Vision. She is an associate editor for Christianity Today magazine and has written dozens of articles for Christianity Today and other publications.



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