Video: What is a Successful Church? by Pastor Chuck Smith of Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa

Our definitions of success are not always the same as God’s.  How does your church rate? What is a Successful Church?

Although given at the 2012 Calvary Chapel East Coast Pastors’ Conference, this message is ideal for the whole church.  It’s a dose of reality as we realize that our definitions of success are not always the same as God’s and if taken to heart by a congregation, could help a church move forward in unity, seeking the right goals.

When we don’t know how to measure success, we can become discouraged when we should be encouraged, and vice-versa.  We can become dissatisfied and angry, finding fault when there is none.  We can also become complacent and comfortable when the church is spiritually lacking.  This message is a must for everyone in ministry, and will help you understand the measurement of success in God’s eyes.

Source: http://streaming.ccphilly.org/video.aspx?id=ECPC1205