Bible Verses on ResultsPhilippians 2:4 NIVnot looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others.1 Corinthians 12:25‐27 NIVso that there should be no division in the body, but that its parts should have equal concern for each other. If one part suffers, every part suffers with it; if one part is honored, every part rejoices with it.
Inattention to ResultsIs our church moving forward?How do we measure the effectiveness of our church?Is the church accomplishing its objectives?Are we focused on our goal and mission?Do we do autopsies of the areas where we are failing?
What does Inattention to Results Look LikeStagnation – Little or no growthLoses members who are driven by resultsMembers execute their own strategies independent of the churchInflated egos and members crave individual recognition
Impact of Inattention to ResultsThe church is easily distracted from its goalsNo analysis of strategies and methods to determine effectivenessIndividual accomplishments are celebrated even at the sacrifice of the church’s overall goal
Churches that pay attention to results will:Retain result‐oriented membersMinimize individualistic behaviorEnjoy success and suffer failure collectivelyBenefit from individuals who suppress their own goals/interests for the good of the churchAvoid distractions
Bible Verses on ResultsEcclesiastes 10:10If the ax is dull and its edge unsharpened, more strength is needed, but skill will bring success.1 Samuel 18:14In everything he did he had great success, because the LORD was with him.