What is a Healthy Church? Understanding Church Essentials


  • Six sessions with group and personal study
  • Identifies key characteristics of church health

Target audiences

  • Adults
  • Lay members
  • Small Groups

What is a Healthy Church? is a 6-session Bible study led by Mark Dever. This course considers essential marks of a healthy church. Whether you’re a church leader or church member, you can help cultivate these elements in your church, bringing it new life and health for God’s glory.

Course Features

  • Lectures 56
  • Quizzes 6
  • Duration Lifetime access
  • Skill level All levels
  • Language English
  • Students 633
  • Assessments Yes

MARK DEVER (PhD, Cambridge) is the pastor of Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. and the president of 9Marks. He is the author of more than a dozen books, including The Church: The Gospel Made Visible and Discipling: How to Help Others Follow Jesus.

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Michael Kelley works for Lifeway Christian Resources and is an elder at Grace Community Church in Brentwood, Tennessee. You can find him on Twitter at @_MichaelKelley.