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LifeWay Research: Friends and Family Matter More Than Money This Thanksgiving

By Bob Smietana NASHVILLE, Tenn. — When Americans count their blessings at Thanksgiving, God will get most of the credit. And money might be the last thing on their minds. Most Americans are thankful for family (88 percent), health (77 percent), personal freedom (72 percent) and friends (71 percent).  Fewer give thanks for wealth (32 […]

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Want an Added Treat This Halloween? Try Church, Say America’s Pastors

By Bob Smietana NASHVILLE, Tenn. — This Halloween, millions of Americans will carve pumpkins, dress up in costumes, decorate their yards, and gobble down the candy they get while trick-or-treating. America’s preachers also hope they’ll consider coming to church, according to a new phone survey of 1,000 Protestant senior pastors from Nashville-based LifeWay Research. Two-thirds […]

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2016 Election Exposes Evangelical Divides

By Bob Smietana NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Americans with evangelical beliefs share a great deal in common. They trust in Jesus alone, evangelize their neighbors, and believe the Bible is the final authority in their lives. But when it comes to voting, race and political affiliation still divide evangelicals, according to a survey from Nashville-based LifeWay […]

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Church Toolkit: Assessments

TCAT

Transformational Church Assessment Tool

Transformational Church and the Transformational Church Assessment Tool (TCAT) were designed to give churches tools to keep their focus on the biblical principles and guidelines for being the church while at the same time providing guidance on how to help them engage their culture and grow their church.

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TDA

Transformational Discipleship Assessment

Spend less time guessing where your people are and more time leading them where they need to go. Because you are busy, Transformational Discipleship Assessment (TDA) was designed to make it easy for your church’s members and attendees to tell you about their specific attitudes, actions and beliefs in 8 areas of discipleship.

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CPCA

The Church Planter Candidate Assessment

The Church Planter Candidate Assessment (CPCA) is a statistically validated online assessment instrument which helps potential church planters and their respective organizations identify areas of established strength and other areas needing development as they prepare to plant a church.

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