Updated Fundamentals of Renewal
By David Sprang
The ELCA in cooperation with other mainline denominations has compiled research showing the 7 most effective plans for renewal in a church. Here are the 7 categories and some reflections on them. This is just the beginning of the conversation. This is not an exhaustive list. It is only a start. Ideas will emerge as individual congregation engage their context and listen to see what people want and what is needed in your mission field.