Tag Archives: Joel Thiessen

Faith Communities with Nothing to Lose

A church on the verge of closing its doors brings in a new leader. With nothing to lose, this leader and its congregation thinks imaginatively and innovatively to become a church that thrives rather than merely survives. Liturgy. Music. Organizational structure. Refugees. Education. Homelessness. Contemplative Prayer. Theatre.
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Flourishing Amongst Decline

Amongst Christian religious denominations in Canada, the current narrative is one of decline. Church attendance is down; secularism is on the rise; people are turning away from religion.

Pastors, priests, professors and politicians alike discuss questions such as: Why is it in decline? What is the possible impact? How can it be stopped?
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