Church On The Edge Of Somewhere

Most congregations today exist in what George Thompson calls the “middle of anywhere.” They live comfortably with their surrounding culture, focusing their energies on serving the needs of their current members. These congregations have many strengths and gifts that they can exercise without changing a thing. But Thompson envisions a deeper, more prophetic call for […]

Rural Ministry: Church and Community

From the Introduction: Living the Vision is a series of resources, produced by Evangelism and Church Development. Rural ministry is a significant part of evangelism and church development. Today, rural communities are experiencing tremendous change and congregations are called to explore new ways to minister to the people in their community and region. This booklet […]