Goal Characteristics

By Dave Smith

I. Goals Should Be Related In Some Way To The Organizational Purposes The purpose of a bus ministry is to carry out the Great Commission (Matthew 28:19- 20)

II. We Must Believe We Can Do It Unrealistic goals will not challenge people

III. A Goal Should Have A Date When It Will Be Accomplished Yearly goals, goals for a bus campaign, or a “big day” goal as examples

IV. A Goal Must Be Measurable Attendance, salvation decisions, converts baptized, adults reached

V. A Goal Must Be Supported By A Plan How are you going to accomplish your goals?

1. Weekly visitation, so many new doors knocked on each week

2. 100% follow-up on all salvation decisions

3. Going back during the week to visit prospective parents

VI. A Goal Needs To Be Claimed By Someone You must see it as something the Lord would have you to accomplish

VII. A Goal Should Promote Enthusiasm

VIII. A Goal Defines What Is Expected Of Us

IX. A Person Must Take His Goals Seriously, Otherwise They Are Useless

X. A Person Must Daily Bee God To Help Him Reach His Goal

The above material was taken from www.crosswalk.com. This material may be copyrighted and should be used for study and research purposes only.

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