How will we reach deprived communities in 2019?

As we enter another year, it seems worth revisiting a question that has been a regular feature here. Who will go to deprived communities in

Affinity Council address: resourcing churches in deprived communities

I was asked to speak to a meeting of the Affinity council yesterday. Below is the transcript of what I said. First, let me thank

The trickle down effect apes prosperity gospel thinking

Dave Williams has written a helpful article on the ‘trickle down gospel’. He outlines the economic trickle down theory and points out that even its

Don’t give resources to those who are leveraging existing resources to gain more resources

A few of us have been arguing for more of a focus on deprived communities. As I noted here: Evangelical churches in the South outnumber

The problem with ‘resourcing churches’

As regular followers of this blog will know, I have been on something of drive to see larger churches linked up with smaller churches. I

People aren’t going to Hell because of a lack of training options

There has been a lot of talk about training people in urban context mission for some while now. I had some involvement in these discussions.

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