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

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

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by Michael Frost, Alan Hirsch
     
 

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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…  See more details below

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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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ISBN-13:
9781441241092
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/01/2013
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
526,308
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 founder of Forge Mission Training Network, Future Travelers, and 100Movements. He has authored numerous award-winning books, including The Shaping of Things to Come; ReJesus; The Faith of Leap; Untamed; Right Here, Right Now; On the Verge; and The Permanent Revolution. His experience includes leading a local church movement among the marginalized, developing training systems for innovative missional leadership, and heading up the mission and revitalization work of his denomination. Hirsch is an adjunct professor at Fuller Theological Seminary, George Fox Seminary, Asbury Theological Seminary, and Wheaton College among others, and he lectures frequently throughout Australia, Europe, and the United States. He is series editor for Baker Books's Shapevine series and IVP's Forge line and is a contributing editor of Leadership Journal.

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Shaping of Things to Come, The: Innovation and Mission for the 21st-Century Church 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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.