New Year is a great time for making resolutions. The question is usually as to how long we manage to keep them.
Whether you have made or are making any new year's resolutions this year, or not, it is well worth pausing to consider your sense of direction. What are your hopes, your dreams, as you go into 2017? Equally, what are your fears, your worries? We live in a fast-changing world, in an age when communication is instant. What are we saying and doing? What profile does our church have?
At a mundane level, what will people discover if they google your church? (Will they find out what's happening next Sunday - or will your website tell them what was going to happen last month (or worse!?))