This brief summary contains key findings from a study of Protestant African-American church plants nationwide. The study was conducted by LifeWay Research. Lists of church plants were provided by 6 denominations and a list of African-American churches was rented to include additional groups and non-denominational churches. Data was collected through an online survey during February – May 2012. This executive summary highlights key findings from the total sample of the study. The sample size was 290 church plants.