Natural Church Development  (NCD)

Simple, Practical, & Reproducible Holistic Small Groups that work in Adventism

Natural Church Development  (NCD)

What is Natural Church Development?

Natural Church Development is the largest study in the history of Christianity.  It was conducted by Christian Schwartz and included the majority of all Christian denominations located in all the continents of the world, ranging in size from the smallest to the largest churches in the world.


Early on I was quite skeptical of this until I attended a training which, among several things, addressed the research methods used.


I can now recommend Natural Church Development as a reliable and accurate evaluation tool for your local church.


NCD Introduction

      Bob Logan Introduction Video      MP3

PowerPoint  (9MB)    PDF (3MB)


NCD Scores among Adventist Church

As of September 2007  PDF

As of  June 2005  Word Document    PDF


Sample Church Summary Report

PowerPoint    PDF