Post Tagged with: "Methodist"

 
  • John Wesley Under the Contemporary Spotlight

    Recently I had a lengthy comment on my blog post about John Wesley in Wales.  The comments raised so many issues that I felt it needed a long reply. So I have made the reply into a blog!

     
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  • A Prophecy of Church Decline

    At the beginning of the New Year, David Robertson, a well known Free Church of Scotland minister and blogger, gave ten prophecies for 2017 [1]. One of these particularly caught […]

     
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  • The Rise and Decline of British Methodism

    Application of the Institutional Model of Church Growth Some while ago I introduced a model of church membership that explain the rapid growth of a church, only to be followed […]

     
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  • Churches or Political Parties: Who has the Largest Membership?

    I write much about the growth and decline of Christian churches, but given the political events in the UK following the EU referendum I thought I would compare church membership […]

     
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  • Where to Plant a Church?

    Big City, Small Town, or Rural? Despite church decline, church planting continues at a fast pace. In the cities of the UK the church landscape has a generous number of […]

     
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  • Rewriting History

    The other day I was visiting a mining museum in Wales. The lady showing us around was describing the poor working conditions in the early 1800s, 10 hours a day […]

     
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  • Institutionalism and Church Decline

    In a recent post, Gillan Scott, deputy editor of the Archbishop Cranmer blog, suggested that the Church of England might be more interested in managing decline than engaging in mission […]

     
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  • Is the Charismatic Revival Over?

    The Changing Nature of Worship Songs In a recent article for Christian Today, worship leader Noel Richards passed comment on the style of worship songs written in the 1990s and […]

     
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