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  • George Carey and Church Decline

    It is not often church decline makes the national newspapers, but when a former Archbishop says the church is on the brink of extinction I guess such news is too […]

     
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  • The Decline of the Church of England

    The decline of the Church of England has been well publicised for many years. Because of the connections between church and state the future survival of the church is of […]

     
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  • Update on the Welsh Outpouring 2013

    It is now  5 months since the phenomenon that has become known as the Welsh Outpouring started in Victory Church Cwmbran, Wales. Although I, and others, have referred to this […]

     
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  • Liberal and Conservative Churches Part 1

    Recently I came across two comments about liberalism within the Christian church that struck me: Liberal theology cannot sustain a local congregation. It kills churches. In fact, it only survives […]

     
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  • The Singing that Ended the Dance

    Modelling the growth of the church in times of revival is fraught with difficulties as the work of the Holy Spirit is so unpredictable: “The wind blows where it wishes”, […]

     
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  • A Bad Night for Foxes: A Meeting at the Cwmbran Outpouring

    The Cwmbran Outpouring, aka Wales Outpouring, has been running five nights a week since April 10th 2013, at Victory Church which meets in a converted warehouse in Cwmbran [1]. I […]

     
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  • Are We in Revival? – Wales 2013

    Ever since the Cwmbran Outpouring [1] started people have been speculating whether this is revival; whether this is “it”, the one we have been waiting for. It has prompted much […]

     
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  • The Spread of Humanism

    This week the Girl Guide movement in the UK decided to drop the reference to God from their promise [1]; it is now sufficient for a Guide to promise to […]

     
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  • When the Presence of God Persists …

    Models and Reality People sometimes ask me how I can model church growth, using mathematics, given that it is God who grows the church. I can answer that in two […]

     
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  • A Second Visit to the Cwmbran Outpouring

    It is now over a month since Victory Church in Cwmbran opened their doors five nights a week to share with other people the work that God has been doing […]

     
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