Wednesday, July 05, 2006

Survey Takers Grade ABC National Leaders

The General Executive Council (GEC) of the ABC conducted a survey online a few months ago. While the only "control" was a limitation against the same computer being used for "stuffing the ballot box," an amazing 2,343 people responded.

How did our Valley Forge leadership do?

VI. Leadership
A. 27% believe that our national leaders are providing strong and effective leadership on the most important issues facing our denomination while 57% do not.

B. 54% believe that our national leaders are failing to effectively address the needs and concerns of 21st century congregations 29% do not.

For a full replication of all of the responses as well as the limitations of the survey instrument, see ABC Views from the Middle ( For reactions to the survey:;

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