It can feel as though there are two competing paradigms in the world of christian mission. They could be summarised by a ministry approach and the other by a community approach. It wont surprise you that I favour the latter. Though if both are needed, then it is worth exploring them both. The ministry approach tends to ‘work’ from the institution outwards, with the institution … Continue reading Might a community profile help churches develop a new approach (rather than initiative) to mission?