What Should Your Church Be Measuring?

Will Mancini offers this list of 20 things you could be measuring in your church:

Percent of new attenders in prior two years

Guest percentage

Profile of new attenders and guest including reason for attending

Age of the church vs. age of the community

Age of church vs. the age of new attenders in the prior two years

Spiritual growth satisfaction

Sense of connection to the church

Giving patterns

Adult conversion percentage

Influence of ministries

Group assimilation percentage

Serving assimilation percentage

Serving assimilation obstacles

Invitation activity

Invitation obstacles


Read more from Will here.  What do YOU measure in your church and WHY?


One Comments

  • Paul Lemmons October 23, 2013 Reply

    Todd you are using an industrial model to measure church success. It looks like a lot of “how many’s”. People are not widgits to be counted and inventoried. I would suggest that this is a poor approach.

    A church, I believe, should be measured by how well it is known within it’s local community as a group of people meeting the needs of those around them. That is the model I see Jesus using. He met the people’s needs and THEN they listened to Him.

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