Well-written analysis of what the great majority of denominational churches face in adapting to a new world, recasting mission and vision, and becoming relevant to a new generation.
Peter Steinke begins the piece by saying, "There once was a world where the church functioned according to what some have called the "attractional" model (others have named it the participatory model). People come to a place, consume the spiritual goods, and serve as patrons to 'meet the budget.' But a shift has happened. North American culture has taken new turns."