Phillip Jensen explains how to think about visions, goals and numbers

Phillip's latest 'blog post'*  various misunderstandings of the Sydney Diocese's vision :
  • They are about reaching the population, not getting 10% more people in our churches,
  • They are about doing it urgently, not necessarily in exactly 10 years.
It is so important for those of us not used to strategic planning to understand how these sorts of goals are supposed to be used. They are, in a sense, a thought experiment to prompt action and enable evaluation.

*Imagine if he enabled comments :-)