W. David Phillips dink ons moet sukses vir gemeente soos volg meet:
- The number of cigarette butts in the church parking lot.
- The number of adoptions people in the church have made from local foster care.
- The number of pictures on the church wall of unwed mothers holding their newborn babies in their arms for the first time.
- The number of classes for special needs children and adults
- The number of former convicted felons serving in the church
- The number of phone calls from community leaders asking the church’s advice
- The number of meetings that take place somewhere besides the church building
- The number of organizations using the church building
- The number of days the pastor doesn’t spend time in the church office but in the community
- The number of emergency finance meetings that take place to reroute money to community ministry
- The amount of dollars saved by the local schools because the church has painted the walls
- The number of people serving in the community during the church’s normal worship hours
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