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Strategy or truth in mission?

Angela Tilby

by Angela Tilby

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 @ 12:19

THE news about church growth is patchy. Some Fresh Expressions are doing really well; others have died; amalgamations of parishes tendto lead to decline. Churches with younger clergy gain numbers, and so do those where clergy have served for a length of time. But it is tough if you are middle-aged and new to a multi-parish benefice.

The Church's current drive for growth seems obvious to those who accept the stark paradox of either growth or extinction; but the growth strategy does ...

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