5 minute NCD Mini-seminars
Get an overall picture of the principles and practice of NCD
In these short videos, the head of NCD, Christian A. Schwarz, presents an overview of the NCD paradigm. All of the mini-seminars are based on the book, Color Your World with Natural Church Development. You may find it helpful to present these videos to your leadership team before or after taking the NCD Survey to help everyone reach some common understanding as you step into the future together.
Part 1: Startling results from 70 countries
The key findings of startling research among thousands of churches around the globe.
Part 2: The Trinitarian Compass
The heart of Natural Church development - the Trinitarian Compass.
Part 3: The principle-oriented approach
An introduction to the core principles of Natural Church development - the six growth forces and the eight quality characteristics.
Part 4: The minimum factor
Focusing your efforts for the greatest fruit.
Part 5: The tools
Introducing the main tools of NCD.
Part 6: Your starting point
The importance of your church's and your personal starting point.
To explore the tools of NCD, click here.
For more detail about the NCD Church Survey process, click here.