The Shaping of Things to Come: Innovation and Mission for the 21st-Century Church [NOOK Book]

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In a time when the need for and the relevance of the Gospel has seldom been greater, the relevance of the church has seldom been less. The Shaping of Things to Come explores why the church needs to rebuild itself from the bottom up. Frost and Hirsch present a clear understanding of how the church can change to face the unique challenges of the twenty-first century. This missional classic has been thoroughly revised and updated.
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The Shaping of Things to Come: Innovation and Mission for the 21st-Century Church

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Overview

In a time when the need for and the relevance of the Gospel has seldom been greater, the relevance of the church has seldom been less. The Shaping of Things to Come explores why the church needs to rebuild itself from the bottom up. Frost and Hirsch present a clear understanding of how the church can change to face the unique challenges of the twenty-first century. This missional classic has been thoroughly revised and updated.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441241092
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 3/1/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 388,927
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Michael Frost is professor of evangelism and missions at Morling College in Sydney, Australia, and a Baptist minister. He is the author of Exiles and the coauthor of The Shaping of Things to Come. He lives in Australia.

Alan Hirsch is founding director of Forge Mission Training Network, cofounder of Shapevine.com, and leader of Future Travelers. He is the author of numerous books, including The Forgotten Ways. Hirsch lives in the Los Angeles area.
Michael Frost is the founding director of the Tinsley Institute, a mission study center at Morling College in Sydney, Australia. He is the author of more than a dozen books including Exiles and The Road to Missional. He lives in Sydney.
Alan Hirsch is founding director of Forge Mission Training Network and cofounder of Shapevine.com, an international forum for engaging with world-transforming ideas. Currently he leads an innovative learning program called Future Travelers which helps megachurches become missional movements. He is the author of numerous books, including The Forgotten Ways, and coauthor of Untamed and Right Here, Right Now. Hirsch lives in the Los Angeles area.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 18, 2013

    Challenging and Uncomfortable

    If you work in the institutional church, this book will make you very uncomfortable. It's difficult news to take in, and an uncomfortable conversation to have. Like when the doctor tells you that you have cancer but it's operable. The prognosis is bad, but there is a way forward. There is hope.

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