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Seek children outside church, says evangelism adviser

Madeleine Davies

by Madeleine Davies

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 @ 12:25

KEEPING children who have grown up in church is important - but the Church must also reach out to young people who "have never ever considered the possibility of faith", the Archbishop of Canterbury's evangelism adviser said last week.

The Revd Chris Russell, Assistant Curate of St Laurence's, Reading, was speaking in response to a new report on church growth commissioned by the Archbishops, From Anecdote to Evidence (News, 17 January). The report spoke of "the increasingly ...

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