Imagine thousands of laity starting new faith communities and leading in engaging the people in communities with Jesus’ love. Imagine the future church that can be any size, can meet in all kinds of places and is made up of all kinds of people. Imagine lay people participating in expanding the reign of God’s love on earth and partnering with clergy and disciples of Jesus to make it happen. Bener Agtarap and his colleagues, Doug Ruffle and Emily Reece, firmly affirm the leadership of the laity in starting, strengthening, and sustaining new and fresh expressions of being a Christian community.
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