oa Conspectus : The Journal of the South African Theological Seminary - Move : What 1000 Churches REVEAL about Spiritual Growth, G.L. Hawkins and C. Parkinson : book review

Volume 14, Issue 09
  • ISSN : 1996-8167



One of the positive trends in contemporary conservative Christian circles is the renewed focus on discipleship and spiritual formation. Like the rest of the society in which it witnesses, the church is coming round to once again appreciate that quality is as important as quantity. So, it is now widely reaffirmed that the number of people attending church services or involved in Christian activities are on their own unreliable for gauging the spiritual health of the church. The quality of spiritual development, at both individual and congregational levels, is even more important.

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