“But not all places are the same. If a church is located in suburbia, where families are the predominant social circle, then church-growth ideas work quite well when done right. However, if a church is located in an urban neighborhood in which singles are the predominant social circle, or in an impoverished neighborhood in which the lower third are the predominant social circle, then church-growth ideas will likely fail. This is why so many churches have moved out of our cities; they haven’t known how to do anything but the proclamation template, so they shrank into irrelevance, and then faced the choice to close down or move out. The”


Verlon Fosner, Dinner Church: Building Bridges by Breaking Bread
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