Jul 8, 2008

When Numbers Matter

What an exciting announcement that we had over the weekend! God really has some exciting times in store for us! (If you have no idea what I'm talking about then check then click HERE.)

One of the things we have been wanting to work on in our youth department is Metrics... the measuring of those things that matter to us. Some people find it quite odd that we would be interested in 'numbers'. But to us, every 'number' represents a person, an individual whom Christ died for.

I was reading the Catalyst blog and they had an interesting article on metrics with a little different spin. Why not click HERE, read the article and let us know which ones really spoke to you.

One of the metrics that we as the management team have set for ourselves is ensuring that each week we invest time with those who don't share our faith.
Its amazing how, with the hustle and bustle of life its so easy for the important things to get pushed out of the way. I think that it is a really healthy practice to keep one another accountable to what really matters.
I want to encourage you that if you don't have a core group of people that you can be accountable to... then prayerfully consider joining one of the many life groups here at Eastside, or speak to someone who you respect and trust and ask them to keep you accountable.

As I sign off, I trust that you have been enjoying the podcasts that are available on the new church website. If you haven't checked it out yet then I suggest you click HERE.

Godspeed & Kaizan

1 comment:

Bob said...

I think those metrics listed are awesome! I do see the point in having the normal numbers metric, but I do think there are far more powerful ones, like some of those ones listed!