Although not an explicitly Christian methodology, the core values and methods of asset-based community development resonate deeply with Christian theology and practice.

This paper by Rev Al Barrett, a church leader working in Birmingham, explores those resonances and the ways in which this approach can be a vital, life-giving tool for local churches as they join in the mission of God in their local contexts – engaging and supporting their communities, tackling poverty and injustice, and helping to grow resilient and inclusive neighbourhoods where all are able to participate and flourish.

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