NIMER’s mission is to strengthen Christian ministry and Christian ministry curriculum through academic research.


  • Foster faculty and student research and promote expertise of people in ministry
  • Generate rigorous academic and applied Christian ministry research
  • Enhance research-based resources available for the classroom and churches
  • Improve accessibility of relevant expertise and scholarship through the internet
  • Facilitate and provide research in current topics
  • Develop denominational research themes; e.g., leadership, church planting, international missions
  • Stimulate innovation in Christian ministry and Christian ministry education
  • Promote biblically faithful perspectives in research


Contact NIMER at [email protected]