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Research & Evaluation

Christians in Practice

By | All Christian Learning and Discipleship Projects, Blog, Churches and Community Engagement, Developing Christian Discipleship, Learning for Ministry and Mission, Research & Evaluation

Christians in Practice explores how community activity and Christian learning feed each other.  Based on interviews and surveys with 30 Anglican churches in the Dioceses of Birmingham and Lichfield, the project sought to help congregations Understand better what drives the practical…

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Leadership in Multi-Church Ministry in Rural Areas

By | All Christian Learning and Discipleship Projects, Learning for Ministry and Mission, Research & Evaluation | 255 Comments

‘Effective multi-church ministry is the greatest challenge facing rural churches’ – so argues the Arthur Rank Centre, the rural church resource centre based in Stoneleigh, Warwickshire. This Trust-funded project aims to research and compare models of leadership and identify training…

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Evaluating the ‘Enabling Church’ conference of 2014

By | All Christian Learning and Discipleship Projects, Churches and Community Engagement, Developing Christian Discipleship, Research & Evaluation | 1,122 Comments

Every church should become an ‘enabling’ church, including/involving those with deafness, disability and dementia, their families and carers. So advocated the 2014 ‘Enabling Church’ conference organised by Lichfield Diocese and Churches for All. Trust funding helped evaluate the conference’s impact….

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Birmingham Mission Apprentice Scheme

By | All Christian Learning and Discipleship Projects, Developing Christian Discipleship, Learning for Ministry and Mission, Research & Evaluation | 24 Comments

The Mission Apprentice Scheme is an innovative project of the Church of England Birmingham, developing lay leaders in highly urbanised areas and exploring/building upon the experience of growing churches there. The Trust supported the learning and evaluation programme. Revd Rhiannon…

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Rural Life and Faith – Barriers to Learning and Training in Rural Churches

By | All Christian Learning and Discipleship Projects, Developing Christian Discipleship, Learning for Ministry and Mission, Research & Evaluation | 626 Comments

‘Rural Life and Faith’ was a major project of the Arthur Rank Centre to develop training and resources to support discipleship, ministry and mission in rural churches. Trust funding enabled initial research into barriers to learning and training. Case Study…

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