Christianity and the Church in 2022 Britain
After Covid, war in Europe, "wokeism", and more, how has life changed in 2022? And what effects has this year had on church ministry in Britain?
In this episode, Adrian Reynolds and John Stevens review the year, discuss what Britain looks like in 2022, and explore what effect it has had on church ministry.
00:00 - Introduction
01:06 - Going into 2022's 'new normal'
10:33 - War in Europe and economic downturn
13:10 - How does instability in the world impact church ministry?
15:37 - Christians going more local
18:15 - The language of 'woke'
23:19 - FIEC in 2022
30:12 - Looking forwards to 2023
Resources mentioned in this episode
- Growth, Decline and Extinction of UK Churches (churchmodel.org.uk)
- FIEC Leaders' Conference 2023 (fiec.org.uk)
- Pray for One Hundred (fiec.org.uk)
- Pray for One Hundred order form (fiec.org.uk)
- Introducing Graham Beynon – our new Head of Local Ministries (fiec.org.uk)
- The Hub 2023 (fiec.org.uk)
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