Where Church Metrics Fail (to tell the whole story)

Where Church Metrics Fail (to tell the whole story) We just finished filling out denominational reports for 2014. As I looked through the statistical categories, it strengthened my conviction that in a new world, we need new ways to count. On one hand, Professions of Faith and Baptisms are awesome thing to count but otherContinue reading “Where Church Metrics Fail (to tell the whole story)”

Determining the Speed of Change

“A large church staff determines the direction of change. The laity determine the speed of change. The negotiation process between the two will determine the health of the church.” -Shane L. Bishop, Senior Pastor, Christ Church, Fairview Heights, Illinois