NAYBA has developed a tool to measure and report the collective social impact of the Church in local communities – we call it the NAYBA Impact Audit.
The approach, and the data it provides, has helped to bring together churches of all denominations, transform the relationship between churches and civic leadership, and positively shift perceptions about the role and value of the church in society.
NAYBA Australia recently conducted an audit in Western Sydney for the City of Penrith & Mt Druitt (2770) and the results show that the work of churches in the region really is 'good news', especially for those in need.
The final audit report includes the following statistics:
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