Neil MacMillan, ‘Traditional or Experimental' (26 Apr 2012)

Traditional or Experimental
Lecture given at the European Conference of the ICRC
Kiev, April 26, 2012
Neil MacMillan

Marginalisation of the church in Western countries has led to a period of critical self-examination as Christian leaders and academics seek to discern where the church has failed and how those failures can be overcome. The fundamental conclusion arrived at has been to acknowledge that the church has not kept pace with the shift to a post Christian culture. Many of our structures and much of our communication are now a hindrance to fruitful gospel witness. This has led to a close re-examination of many aspects of the local church and its relationship to both the culture and wider ecclesiastical institutions.

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