If numbers aren’t the only way to tell if a church is healthy, what else is there?
Have we really become so obsessed with numbers that many pastors don’t know what a healthy church looks like, outside of crunching the numbers?
An obsession with numbers can blind us to essential truths. Not only are numbers not the only way to determine church health, in many situations they’re not even the best way.
Numbers may inform us, but they don’t define us.