Below are a selection of resources available to download. They will give you a greater insight into the rdp way of thinking and approaching the various challenges facing local churches. We will be adding more in the coming weeks:

an emerging theology of engagement

beyond Mission Action Planning

church growth:

9½ commandments for growth

church growth questionnaire

growing together: a social understanding of church growth


relooking at our spaces

9½ rules for (re)development

revisiting our buildings

thinking about your (re)development project


(re)development options review

retrofitting postwar churches

rdp programme:

transforming churches

rdp rationale

rdp assumptions

going viral

rdp impacts:

identifying rdp impacts

rdp outcomes + impacts report

parish + deanery outcomes

other useful resources:

Graeme Codrington – Mind the Gap

British Social Attitudes Report on Religion

Growing Church Through Social Action (CUF Report)

Resourcing Mission Bulletin

Church Growth Research Website