Research Consulting

Dr. Kelly has been a professor/educator for over 30 years at both undergrad and graduate level and is presently teaching statistics and research methods for the Adult Studies dept. at Evangel University and doctoral dissertation advising for the Assembly of God Theological Seminary (AGTS) in Springfield, MO.  He has taught Thesis Writing, Statistics, and Research Methods both online and face to face since the year 2000. His research interests include not only the relationship between conversion experiences and evangelism practices but also anything related to church health factors and/or the missional purpose of the academy, with a focus on empirically-based research that will help future missionaries, pastors, and lay-leaders do a better job in leading the church into the 21st century. Kelly is President/Founder of Barnabas Missions Unltd. (www.barnabasmissions.org ).

Types of Consulting

  • Dissertation/Thesis Research Design

  • Statistical Analysis, Design, Presentation –  SPSS, Excel, etc.

  • Research Design – Qualitative/Quantitative Measures

  • Self- Report Measures

  • Online Survey Construction

  • Community Demographics

  • Fluent in APA, MLA, Chicago Manual of Style (Turabian)

Fee Schedule: $60 @ billable hour in 1/4 hour increments.

What others are saying about Dr. Kelly’s consulting services:

“Dr. Brian Kelly served as the statistics consultant for my Ph.D. dissertation. He did outstanding work on facilitating the compilation of the statistical data of my original research. Dr. Kelly’s knowledge in both statistics and use of the SPSS software, combined with his listening skills and ability to process my research data, made the educational journey enjoyable. He enabled the reporting of the research data quickly and competently. I highly recommend Dr. Kelly to anyone who needs assistance with their statistical research” –  Valerie Rance, Ph.D.
“Dr. Brian Kelly assisted me with the statistical aspects of my dissertation. He is professional, and made himself available to answer all questions, provide clarification and the turnaround time was quick. His contribution helped ease the stress related to the dissertation process. Dr. Kelly’s experience in research and statistics combined with his ability to communicate complex concepts with simplicity helped me defend my project results with confidence.  I would highly recommend his services. ” – Vince Varghese, DAIS

Other Testimonials from Students and Peers

  • Roles

    • Adjunct Professor Evangel University/Assemblies of God Theological Seminary,

    • Professor of Practical Ministry, College of Christian Ministries & Religion, Southeastern University

    • Professor of Research & Integration

    • President & Founder, Barnabas Missions

  • Education

    • BA in Biblical Studies, Trinity Bible College

    • MA in Biblical Studies, Fuller Theological Seminary

    • Ph.D. in Practical Theology (emphasis in spirituality/evangelism), Fuller Theological Seminary

Brief  Publication Highlights:

Strategic Education Plans

Proposal for a Center for Evangelism and Life-long discipleship at AGTS (C.E.L.L.):
CELLPlanFinal

Proposal for a School of Integrative Ministry: SOMProposal

Program Review Exemplars

Data Summary from self-reports:
Summary of Findings from Stakeholder SurveysComplete8.15.12

Academic Audit Self-Study:
Academic Audit Self-Study CCMR Complete8.15.12

Program Learning Outcomes Exemplar:
CCMR PLO 11-12 (Outcomes and Assessments)8.14.12

 Articles & Miscellaneous Material:

Ph.D. dissertation see Toward a Practical Theology of Evangelism

“Measuring the Spirit’s Move: The Boon and the Bane of the Use of Empirical Methods in the Study of Evangelism, Conversion and Spirituality” in Proceedings of the Inaugural Faith and Science Conference, David R. Bundrick & Steve Badger, Eds. Springfield, MO: Gospel Publishing House, 2011: Article for Faith and Science Conference