Paradigms Lost

Bishop Edward King Chapel

“Paradigms Lost”
Once and the Future Church:
Reinventing the Congregation for a New Mission Frontier
By Loren B. Mead,
Rowman & Littlefield: Washington DC; 1991

A book that has been reprinted numerous times, well into the twenty-first century ought to capture our attention. Loren B. Mead’s classic book is a treatment of parishes and congregations, as they struggle to identify their missions and ministry in a world that increasingly does not understand or value churches or institutions.

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