Posts from December 2016

Posts from December 2016

Volume 67, Issue 12 December 2016

METRICS THAT MATTER Ten years ago I did not know what people meant when they used the word metrics. Now I do and am finding it a very useful term. Metrics are those positive measures by which we determine what is happening. For instance, beauty and good taste are the metrics by which we measure a cake. Sales and positive public opinion are two metrics by which we measure…

Volume 67, Issue 12 December 2016

I have heard something about church mice. But until this month, I had never seen any. It happened on a Saturday morning when the youth were about to head out to complete a little service project. I pulled the church van out of the garage and parked near the front doors of our building. Right as I stepped out of the vehicle, my wife Alison yelled, “Watch out!” I looked…