About Us

Arbor Research Group brings more than 20 years of experience to churches and multi-national ministry organizations.

Who is Arbor Research Group?
Arbor Research Group is a team of experienced researchers led by Terry Linhart, PhD. Our mission is to help churches and Christian ministries make informed decisions by arming them with relevant data. You can see who makes up our team here.
Who do we work with?

Our mission is to help churches and ministries further their reach, so we spend our time working with churches of all sizes across the U.S., as well as national and international Christian ministries.

Our Methods
Arbor Research Group is known for getting the timely and cost-effective answers Christian leaders need to take their best steps forward. Using a combination of unique and rigorous mixed methods we provide a full range of proven research services that give leaders the actionable insights and leverageable findings they need to strategize for the future. Our team performs scalable research and assessment projects for startups, small and medium-sized churches, and large multi-national organizations. Our past clients have found that outsourcing their work to Arbor Research Group has given them less stress while getting stronger research in return. For less cost and time, they are surprised at the depth of understanding they’ve received.
Our Process

What you can expect from Arbor Research Group

Support for Your Team

Arbor Research Group performs scalable research and assessment projects for churches of all sizes and large multi-national Christian ministries. Our past clients have found that letting us do the work has given them better results with less stress and conflict.

Street Level Qualitative Data

You can’t make a decision simply based on data. Our team gets down to the deeper insights that we find at “street level” to reveal attitudes, behaviors, and other information you can’t get by simply looking at numbers.

Dedicated Problem Solvers

Our goal is to provide you with research and insights that help you make an informed decision and take steps forward. The Arbor Research Group is comprised of skilled interviewers who will work with you to get answers.

Positive Approach

Some people view research and data as drudgery, but not the team at Arbor Research Group. We approach our work with an upbeat and positive attitude, and we present you with insights that put research in a new light. We are passionate about the Church and Christian ministries, and bring that passion to our research.

Reach out to Arbor Research Group

Drop us a line anytime, provide as many details as you can, and our director, Terry Linhart, will be in touch with you within 24 hours. That’s the level of personal attention we give to each custom project, no matter the size of your church or organization.

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