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key limiting factors church of england

‘Key limiting factors’: the end of stipendiary parish ministry

Priests are expensive. Church buildings are expensive. Theological formation is expensive. So the Church of England has set out its 'Vision and Strategy' for cost-cutting: 10,000 new lay-led churches over the next 10 years, to make one million new disciples…
Bad Samaritan

The Parable of the Bad Samaritan

On one occasion a lawyer member of the General Synod of the Church of England stood up to test the Bishop of Oxford. “Bishop,” he asked, “What must I do…