Participating in the 2016 NCLS

NCLS has become an essential resource for the leadership of local Baptist churches as they seek to be more effective as agents of God’s mission in their local context. At a national level the NCLS research is pivotal to the development (more…)

Australian Baptists – The Good, The Not So Good & The Not Good Enough

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Australian Baptists are a movement of almost 1000 churches.

In late 2011, 111,774 adults from 331 Australian Baptist churches completed the National Church Life Survey.  What does the NCLS reveal? This world class research provides valuable insights into the Church in Australia. It allows us to look above our narrow perspectives to take an objective look at what is really happening, and not happening, in Australian Baptist Churches.   (more…)

Missional intelligence gathering

Churches have moved beyond a “bums on seats” approach to evaluating their effectiveness and, when it comes to planning for healthy and highly missional churches, Australians have a gift that the church worldwide is envious of. (more…)