Church Health Assessment Tools
Congregational Wellness Inventory – this tool measures church life in 12 areas of organizational system function. It deals with such things as handling conflict, vision, sense of humor, and other signs of group health. This is available free from Bob Perry, former Director of Church Health, Greene County Baptist Association, 417-880-4739.
Natural Church Development – this tool has been used internationally to measure church life in 8 key areas. It is scientifically proven as valid, and has been applied around the world. The website to learn more about NCD is: www.ncd-international.org
Leadership Journal has 20 free online assessments on their website. These measure church life in various areas. The site is: www.buildingchurchleaders.com
Lifeway has a church assessment and church revitalization tool called Transformational Church. Site: www.tcat.lifeway.com
The Missouri Baptist Convention offers a church health assessment tool, and their site is: www.mobaptist.org/church-revitalization
Church Health Resource Links
This website is sponsored by the Salem Web Network and offers helpful articles on church life and leadership.
The Center for Creative Leadership in Greensboro, NC has this website. It has white papers that can be downloaded on a number of helpful leadership topics, including how to manage change.
The Rural Home Mission Association of Morton, IL offers this website. It contains archived articles dealing with small church life and leadership.
Leadership Network, Dave Travis, CEO, offers this website and blog. There are articles and videos on leadership and healthy church life. LeadNet also offers webinars on a regular basis.