Worship Matters: A Study for Congregations
A “just out” book on worship by Jane Rogers Vann explores the core aspects of Christian worship with an eye to renewal.
Preaching from Memory to Hope
Whatever else the renewal of Christ’s church entails, it directly involves what we preach, or do not preach. Thomas G. Long’s book, Preaching
Minding the Good Ground: A Theology for Church Renewal
Declining memberships. Pastoral scandals. A fear of secularism and the New Atheism. Many Christians are worried about the church’s future.
Lovett Weems on Coming UMC Realities
In March 2011 United Methodist bishops and representatives from conferences in the U.S. gathered in Fort Worth for the Financial Leadership Forum at which issues of denominational
The Gifts of the Small Church
Most books on church renewal are written by current or former large church pastors; they are written with large churches in mind; or they are written primarily with one goal in mind,