I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what the right metrics are for determining if Church or faith is “successful”.
As one of my friends reminded me the other day “I don’t think we should be applying KPI’s and business metrics to the Church!” And he’s right, but the reality is we do.
I was reminded of this on The Weekly with Charlie Pickering as he interviewed the former Australian Disability Commissioner Graeme Innes. He commented on the need for targets (as opposed to quotas) for employment of women and disabled workers, stating “If we don’t count things, then they simply don’t count”.
So what is it that we should be counting, to honestly reflect whether church and faith is doing what it’s intended for? What are the things that truly “count” when it comes to counting how successful our faith is? Read More