The beginning and the end of the book of Acts captures a universal principle in the life of the church.
By the time Christianity was receding in Europe, the churches of Africa, Asia and Latin America were coming into their own. The movement of Christianity is one of serial, not progressive, expansion.
People will probably see this blog post as pessimistic; I just see it as realistic. The Church in the UK has to prepare for living in a very different reality to the one we face today.
it is doubtful whether the New Testament provides a single example of an individual convert, a "saved individual," left to plough his lonely furrow without family or congregation.
In which I ask a few questions; hoping for some really insightful answers.