Part 3 of this 3-part series focuses on getting to know your neighbors and making meaningful connections with those in the community, and inviting them into the life and ministry of God’s people. Dr. Stone and Rev. Reynolds tell about real-life encounters and share ideas on how a church can be present to those in their neighborhood and community. Stone shares from his research published in Finding Faith Today.
Moving Church – Part 2
Part 2 of this 3-part series focuses on becoming a community mission focused church and planning for those who are not here yet. Dr. Stone and Rev. Reynolds talk through the process of working with the church to see its growth areas and play to its strengths, both inside and outside the church walls.
Moving Church – Part 1
Part 1 of this 3-part series is a kind of “case study” of a particular established church that is working to be more community mission and evangelism focused. Rev. Gary Reynolds describes the church’s strengths and growth-areas while Dr. Bryan Stone (E. Stanley Jones Professor of Evangelism at Boston University School of Theology) shares from his research published in “Finding Faith Today” and Dr. Stephen Gunter facilitates.