‘Oh, I get it,’ she said, ‘it’s like a Fresher’s Fair for the church!’ Exactly. Yes.
Ever since Rick Warren popularised the model in ‘Purpose Driven Church’, there’s been a growing move of churches clustering their life around what are called the ‘5Ms’: Magnification, Membership, Maturity, Ministry, and Mission. The idea is gaining traction, and therefore some push-back, so here’s my angle.
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