Mission is not a Zero-sum Game

By George Sumner There is quite the row in the Church of England at present over the ambitious proposal called “Myriad” for the launching of 10,000 churches by 2030. One can detect amidst the heated debate p... Read More...

Who Will Do the Driving?

By Huey Gardner I recall a bus company whose tag line was “leave the driving to us.” Recently, I have begun to wonder, “Who will be the driver for those of us who identify as Christians and who worship as Ep... Read More...

The Mission of the Church: Who Decides?

By John Hartnett Over the years I have observed many conversations about the Church’s mission. Recently it was common for parishes to write mission statements, most of which seemed fairly innocuous. (We are a welcoming, affirming, worship-centered congregat... Read More...

Let the Marble Weep

The first in a series on Revitalizing Ministry in Wales (Part Two is here).  By Mark Clavier Hither sometimes Sin steals, and stains The marble's neat and curious veins: But all is cleansed when the marbl... Read More...

Learning from England: Lessons in Church Growth

By Jordan Hylden What makes a church grow? If the recent polling by Gallup is any indication, there are many church leaders asking that question these days who are not too sure of the answer. Since I was a teenager in youth group back in the late 1990s, ... Read More...