What can churches in America and elsewhere do to renew themselves from within? They can look to examples of thriving small Christian communities within their own country and throughout the world. This inspiring book looks at what is happening now across six continents to give pastors and lay leaders of every denomination encouragement through usable examples from their counterparts around the world.
Joseph G Healey is a Maryknoll priest and the Coordinator of the Mission Awareness Committee (MAC) of the Religious Superiors' Association of Tanzania based in Dar es Salaam. His books include Once Upon a Time in Africa: Stories of Wisdom and Joy (Orbis Books, 2004) and Towards an African Narrative Theology (Orbis Books, 1997). Jeanne Hinton is an Anglican laywoman and journalist who has developed training materials and workshops for the development of SCC. She is a member of the New Way of Being Church Team in the United Kingdom, and author of many books including Communities, Walking in the Same Direction, Changing Churches and Changing Communities.