Tag Archives: Evaluation

The plank in our own eye

This entry is part 9 of 10 in the series What's the church's solution?.

Jesus said that we need to look at the sin in our own lives rather than look to the sin in others. We used to do this well, because as David Smith notes in his blog, the majority of letters found in the New Testament are in-house discussions with the saints of the church about their bad behaviours! Smith says we’re not so good today at that kind of discussion, but we’re very good at tossing bombs over the fence at our neighbours. More

The Measure of our Success

Many ministries struggle with measuring their mission success. Which of a myriad of possible measurements are most helpful in determining progress towards mission accomplishment? Can you even measure intangibles such as someone’s journey towards Christ? Of all Christian ministries, I think churches find it hardest to measure what really matters,… More