Influence or Size? Why World-Changing Churches Look So Different:An attitude change among church leaders is sweeping through the Church.
Thepurpose of our Order includes WITNESS. The above article discusses how churches may witness Christ by becoming involved in their local communities.
The approach of the article is optimistic. It reminds us that we are to be engaged in the world. It also reminds us of the success of the Gospel in our time (for example in Africa where the growth of the Church has been phenomenal).
Remember the words of St. Francis:"Preach the Gospel at all times. If necessary use words."