Measuring Your Missional Success


Numbers by Jessica Lamirand on Flickr. Some rights reserved.

Is it really possible to measure whether a church is advancing the cause of Christ? To British ears, that probably sounds dubious: how can numbers measure the spiritual?

But one respected American missional leader, Dave Ferguson, thinks it is possible to devise some metrics for such an analysis. He has a free ebook on the subject, should that interest you.


3 thoughts on “Measuring Your Missional Success

  1. Each edition of the Byfleet Church magazine now mentions the time elapsed since someone came to faith within the life of the congregation. Maybe FlightPath should also list changes in membership within the Circuit in each period.

  2. I couldn’t get the downloads to work

    • David, you may need a free account with Exponential, I’m not sure. I can’t see a reason at this end why they’re not working, but I am registered with Exponential and I wonder whether that makes the difference.

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