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What We Read: From Steeple to Street

by Stephen Milton Church congregations are shrinking, and closing every day, so how do we save church? The answer, according to Travis Collins, is to stop trying to save church. Collins is the Pastor of First Baptist Church in Huntsville, Alabama, and Director of Mission Advancement for Fresh Expressions U.S.. In From the Steeple to … Read more

Currents: Connecting Bathurst

What happens when members of a church intentionally reach out to their neighbourhood? This video is a short profile of the efforts of Bathurst United Church to build such relationships. The “Currents” process built on the work of Alan Roxburgh, particularly as described in his book Joining God, Remaking Church, Changing the World: The New … Read more

Currents: Listening Parkwoods

What happens when members of a church intentionally reach out to their neighbourhood? This video is a short profile of the efforts of Parkwoods United Church to build such relationships. The “Currents” process built on the work of Alan Roxburgh, particularly as described in his book Joining God, Remaking Church, Changing the World: The New … Read more

Crisis to Creation Podcast

What leadership strategies are best employed in the COVID age? In our first episode of our developing podcast I interview The Most Rev’d Colin Johnson, retired Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Toronto about this subject. ++Colin had just recently spent time with out Innovative Ministry Centre students discussing these issues and we decided that … Read more