Research, analysis and tools for pastors and church boards

Understanding Millennial and Gen Z culture

Facts on more than 3,000 Twin Cities churches

In military, called forward observers ...

In government, called intelligence agents ...

In business, called market researchers ...

In athletics, called sports scouts ...

          Here, called church scouts ...


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Throughout human history, scouts have had an important role in providing leaders with essential information for strategic decisions. Scouts tell what's happening outside your group.


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Street interviews
with Millennials
in Minneapolis,
audio and transcripts

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Startling statistics on
what's happening
to Churches

in Twin Cities metro

Send these PDF Briefings to your pastor and board members – they will appreciate it!

Hear what they're saying!

Random interviews with Millennials
on the streets of Minneapolis

There are more than 3,400 churches in the Minneapolis-St Paul metro area of 3,500,000 people. Only 14% of our churches are growing, 86% are stalled or declining!

Church Scouts work to help reverse the trend by supplying pastors and church boards with information and tools for making better, bolder, faster decisions.

Church Scouts is a group of business professionals
who volunteer time and services to help Twin Cities churches


Scouts tell what's happening around you, for making good decisions