In an interview with Tony Morgan, Pastor Stephen DeFur of Cokesbury United Methodist Church in Knoxville, TN, tells about the questions his church asks, beyond attendance and financial issues, in order to monitor vitality. Questions related to “reaching new people” are below. Additional questions were included in the February 8 and 15 issues of Leading Ideas.
Are we meeting regular attenders’ friends? Are we connecting with unchurched people on a regular basis?