WHY THE PENDULUM ON CHURCH METRICS MAY BE SWINGING TOO FAR – RAINER ON LEADERSHIP #555

ThomRainer.com | 11/17/2017 | Staff
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There is a pendulum swing in church leadership circles as it relates to the viewpoint of church metrics. Numbers and tracking numbers aren’t inherently bad, but they can be abused. Today, we discuss this swing and the negative sentiments often associated with it.

Highlights - Today - Episode

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

If numbers are all you care about at your church, you may end up compromising on principles to get the numbers up.

Church - Church

What you measure in a church becomes important to the church.

Tracking metrics will move you to action in certain ways because you have a more accurate picture of reality thanks to the trends shown by the metrics.

Group - Participation - Attendance

Group participation and attendance is the most important discipleship-related metric to track.

The nine observations we discuss are:

Emphases - Church - Metrics

Emphases on church metrics have been cyclical.

Understanding the phenomenon through the lens of mainline denominations.

Mission - Southeastern - Baptist - Theological - Seminary

The mission at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary is to glorify the Lord Jesus Christ by equipping students to serve the church and fulfill the Great...
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