CHURCH MOVEMENTS OF THE LAST FIFTY YEARS IN NORTH AMERICA
Talbot School of Theology
Over the last half-century, four major movements have arisen in an effort to stem the tide of decline in church attendance within North America. The Church Renewal Movement, Church Growth Movement, Emerging Church Movement, and Missional Movement have offered different approaches to engaging lost people with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. This article presents an overview of these major movements and the numerous sub-movements within each and suggests five insights and seven questions that emerge from their interplay.
Church renewal; Ecumenical movement; Church growth
Great Commission Research Journal
McIntosh, Gary, "CHURCH MOVEMENTS OF THE LAST FIFTY YEARS IN NORTH AMERICA" (2010). Faculty Articles & Research. 710.