At our last district clergy meeting our District Superintendent was speaking about metrics and vital churches and wanted to make one thing clear:
Numbers are not vitality. Numbers are contextual.
This is so true. Numbers give us insight but they are not vitality. I found a similar thought expressed on Twitter recently
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