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NCD Seminar May 10, 2018 Orlando, FL

Thursday, May 10, 2018. 8:30 AM - 12 PM 

Dover Shores Baptist Church: 551 Gaston Foster Rd, Orlando, FL 32807

Cost: $15 per person (Spouses Free)

Seminar Schedule

8:30 - Continental Breakfast and Fellowship

9:00 - Welcome - Dr. Tom Cheyney

9:10 - Introduction: "Where Are We Heading?" - Dr. Tom Cheyney

9:45 - Break

10:00 - "Growth Forces: The Power of Growing Churches" - Mark Weible

10: 45 Break

11:00 "Quality Characteristics: Increasing Quantity Through Quality"

12:00 Optional Lunch - On Your Own

What is Natural Church Development?

Natural Church Development (NCD) is all about releasing the potential that God has already implanted in our lives. Based on research in more than 70,000 churches on all six continents, NCD describes universal principles that are applicable regardless of culture or spiritual style.

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NCD focuses on increasing the quality of a church rather than on numerical growth goals. This emphasis on church health has proven to be the key to ongoing growth and multiplication.

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The center of NCD is the all by itself principle that can be observed in healthy churches around the globe. All NCD principles are answers to the question: How can this God-given growth potential be released?

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On all levels of church life, NCD encourages creativity, authenticity, and diversity. Rather than selling a specific church model, NCD helps Christians and churches to discover and develop their individuality.

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NCD assists believers in rediscovering central Biblicalconcepts and relating them to their everyday lives. This is expressed by the Trinitarian Compass which is the heart of all NCD tools.

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It works. Churches that have done three or more NCD Surveys, have increased their average growth rate by 51% between the first and the third survey. We plant, we water. God gives the increase.