This second group of stepping stones is about working amongst people who are on the edges of Church – the so called Church ‘fringe’.
4. Building Relationships – Making new contacts and opportunities
“The more connections we make, the more possibilities we have” BT. Never in all human history have people had such possibility for connection with one another! Most people are part of networks, communities, groups, institutions…. How can we share our lives and stories with people beyond church in all of these places?
5 Faith Conversation – Telling our faith story
Story is important, powerful. People today are heightened to story; soaps on the TV, biographies, gossip! Telling our story is possibly the most potent form of evangelism. Jesus knew the power of story…
6 The Fringe – Working with people who are on the edges of the church community.