Canadian Christianity under construction?
This week on Context: The United Church has been forced to allow atheist minister, Gretta Vosper to keep her position as a minster, and her congregation.
United Church moderator, Rev. Richard Bott who tells us how his denomination is keeping their commitment to discipleship.
United Church minister, Rev. Connie denBok describes how her congregation is thriving.
Professor Kevin Flatt gives a not so rosey history of the United Church.
PLUS: Where is the church growing in Canada? Joel Thiessen has researched why some congregations are thriving while others are in decline.
Dr. Moira McQueen, LL.B, M.Div., Ph.D., Director of the Canadian Catholic Bioethics Institute at the University of Toronto speaks to us about how the oldest church in the world has survived many scandals, transformations, and set backs is still alive and thriving. Although numbers have declined, it is still the largest denomination in Canada.
Pastor Sheldon Neil Context host, and now pastor of All Nations Church talks about planting a new church and appealing to congregants in a whole new, fresh and very active way.
AND: John Stackhouse leaves us with his thoughts on the United Church decision to allow Gretta Vosper to stay on as minister and the way forward for the church.