Note: Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) evaluate the success of the Church in achieving its objectives.
Spiritual Growth KPI 5.1
Significant increase in numbers of church members regularly praying, studying the Bible, using the Sabbath School Bible Study Guides, reading the writings of Ellen White, and engaging in other personal devotions.
Spiritual Growth KPI 5.2
Significant increase in numbers of church members and unbaptized children and youth regularly attending divine service and Sabbath School.
Spiritual Growth KPI 5.3
Significant increase in acceptance and practice of the church’s distinctive beliefs, especially: Creation (FB 6); Salvation by faith (FB 10); State of the dead and power of prayer over witchcraft and spiritualism (FB 26, FB 11); Remnant Church (FB 12, FB 14); Principles of healthful living (FB 22); The Sanctuary/Investigative Judgment (FB 24); Second Coming (FB 25); and the nature of the Fundamental Beliefs as a whole as Bible-centered doctrines that reflect a loving, gracious God.
Spiritual Growth KPI 5.4
Increased number of people using Adventist social media when studying the Bible, to learn about Ellen White and read her writings, in personal devotions, and to promote mission.
Spiritual Growth KPI 5.5
Spiritual Growth KPI 5.6
Increased number of church members and church school students participating in corporate prayer initiatives.
Spiritual Growth KPI 5.7
Evidence of better understanding of the prophetic role of Ellen White and the process of inspiration.
Spiritual Growth KPI 5.8
Increased availability in local languages of Ellen White’s writings in print, braille and audiobooks as well as on websites, mobile devices, and social media.
Spiritual Growth KPI 5.9
Increased number of children from Adventist homes and churches attending Adventist schools.
To increase accession, retention, reclamation, and participation of children, youth, and young adults.
Spiritual Growth KPI 6.1
Increased church member involvement in fellowship and service, both in the church and in the local community.
Spiritual Growth KPI 6.2
Evidence of greater unity and community among church members, of reduced conflict in local churches, and of an active commitment to zero tolerance of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse.
Spiritual Growth KPI 6.3
Evidence of new members being nurtured through active discipleship programs.
Spiritual Growth KPI 6.4
Significant increase in number of church members regularly engaging in family worships.
Spiritual Growth KPI 6.5
All members and yet-to-be-baptized young people embrace and practice stewardship principles regarding time, spiritual gifts, and tithes and offerings.
Spiritual Growth KPI 6.6
Church members exhibit cross-cultural understanding and respect for all people.
Spiritual Growth KPI 6.7
Evidence that local churches and Adventist schools are responding to the opportunities that mass migration offers for ministry, and that immigrants are being integrated into local Adventist communities.
Spiritual Growth KPI 6.8
Improved retention rates of young adults, youth, and unbaptized children, based on the collection of specific statistics on those groups.
To help youth and young adults place God first and exemplify a biblical worldview.
Spiritual Growth KPI 7.1
Bible classes teach the historical-grammatical method, historicist approach to the study of prophecies, confidence in the Bible as divine revelation, trust in God, and commitment to His mission.
Spiritual Growth KPI 7.2
Youth and young adults embrace the belief (FB 22) that the body is the temple of the Holy Spirit, abstaining from alcohol, tobacco, recreational use of drugs and other high-risk behaviors, and embrace church teachings (FB 23) on marriage, and demonstrate sexual purity.
Spiritual Growth KPI 7.3
Increased ethical and responsible use of media platforms by students.