Health Check for Churches

We all know that it takes effort and attention to maintain a vital and healthy marriage relationship. An important part of that process is having regular relationship ‘health checks’. In a similar way, it is good for churches to have regular health checks to maintain wellbeing and effectiveness. (more…)

Research Driven Mission: NCLS focused PRAC Magazine

One of the keys to effective ministry is understanding the context that is the focus of your ministry and mission. This is obvious as it relates to the community that is the focus of our church’s outreach ministry. However it is also critical to have an overview of what is happening inside the faith community, the church. This is one of the great benefits of involvement in the National Church Life Survey, (more…)

Hospitality and Evangelism – A Lost Secret?

Domestic hospitality is a hallmark of the people of God throughout the Bible. (more…)

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…)