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Catch the Wind

3.75  ·  Rating Details ·  8 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Most agree the church needs to change, but how can this be brought about? Innovations and openness to new ideas are all around us, but in the church there seems to be a way of thinking and behaving that has written change out of the agenda. As a result, many have left the church, or as Charles Ringma says, go to church "out of habit or guilt, but are frustrated, alienated ...more
Paperback, 200 pages
Published October 1st 2003 by Regent College Publishing (first published April 2001)
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Merv Budd
Sep 21, 2016 Merv Budd rated it really liked it
"Catch the Wind" paints an alternative vision for what the church ought to be while not advocating for a particular mode. Ringma strongly focuses upon process rather than forms of change and challenges the corporate leadership mentality of institutional top down leadership structures of church.

While I agreed with much of Ringma's writing I found him a little harsh, and perhaps unimaginative with regard to the potential role and contribution that could still be made by the institutional church.
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