The main advantage is that congregations will see the point of giving generously - to maintain the work and witness of the local church. Diocesan quota was unpopular because it was perceived as a tax on success, and thus an inhibition to church growth.
Why not let parishes become independent as soon as they feel ready? The challenge will energise the church into new life.
The Parish Church of St Mildred
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