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'Tipping points' for revival?

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Posted by Mark Jones Parry on

I recently read Malcolm Gladwell’s book “Tipping Point”.  Gladwell explores (very entertainingly) factors that trigger the emergence of epidemics (i.e. ideas, trends or diseases that rapidly emerge in a population to massive effect).  As a Christian, it immediately had ...

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Tags: radstock, church plant, mission, community, relationships, tipping point, malcolm gladwell

Church planting - mission mindset + strong relationships (2)

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Nurturing church plants to have BOTH a mission mindset and strong relationships with the local community (Part 2) The challenge we are faced with is to build a mission-minded Christian community with deep and wide-ranging relational connections. We want everyone to end up in area C.  In ...

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Church planting - mission mindset + strong relationships (1)

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Posted by Mark Jones Parry on

Nurturing church plants to have BOTH a mission mindset and strong relationships with the local community (Part 1) Since planting a church on a social housing development in central London 3 years ago, by God’s grace, we have grown in two ways.  Firstly, a small but growing group of ...

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Tags: radstock, church plant, mission, community, relationships

Church planting questions (3)

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Posted by Mark Jones Parry on

Church planting:  Should the meeting or the community take priority at the outset?  (Part 3 – Understanding “the culture gap” and introducing “rent-a-crowd”) I’ve asked the question whether establishing a church meeting is always the best strategy for ...

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Tags: radstock, church plant, community, meetings, relationships, contextualisation

Church planting questions (2)

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Church planting:  Should the “church meeting” or the “church community” take priority at the outset?  (Part 2 – A “community led” model; read part 1 here) COMMUNITY-LED CHURCH PLANTS: Under this approach, the church-planting team focus on ...

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Church planting questions (1)

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Posted by Mark Jones Parry on

Mark Jones Parry is on the board of Radstock and currently studying at theological college. Here he reflects on church planting, after 2 years as part of a new church in London, UK.

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Tags: radstock, church plant, community, contextualisation

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