Transforming the Mainline Church: Lessons in Change from Pittsburgh's Cathedral of Hope.
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This is Robert Chestnut's story from the time he was called to East Liberty Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania “Pittsburgh” redirects here. For the region, see Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area.
Pittsburgh (pronounced IPA: /ˈpɪtsbɚg/) is the second largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. , a declining and greying congregation, through the next 10 years of struggle, conflict and change. He talks about the internal political struggles in the congregation as he battles to make it more relevant to a generation of seekers. At one point, it seems as if things cannot get any worse; but, then, they do and Chestnut comes close to resigning. All the battles over music and money that church leaders are familiar with are presented here in graphic colour. In the end, the story is one of hope for those who have the courage, perseverance and resilience to hang in.
Although the author would consider himself a liberal, he urges church leaders to accept help wherever they can find it without regard to what side of the theological spectrum it comes from. He was prepared to learn from seeker-sensitive churches as well as from the Taize community. His conviction is that everything we do in the church should be approached as an opportunity for evangelism Evangelism
fire and brimstone, fraudulent revivalist. [Am. Lit.: Elmer Gantry]
disciple closest to Jesus. [N.T.: John]
early Christian; the “beloved physician.” [N.T. and church growth.