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Beyond Maintenance to Mission

Craig L Nessan
Beyond Maintenance to Mission
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Beyond Maintenance to Mission

Craig L Nessan

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Here, in a newly revised edition, is a powerful and pertinent guide for congregations wanting to move away from maintenance thinking to powerful, creative engagement with the world. Visionary yet practical, Nessans influential book makes a persuasive case for the centrality of mission in the life of the church. Nessans model of mission-driven leadership is strongly centered on the community of faiths worship and draws unique connections between the worship life of a congregation and every aspect of the churchs ministry. Around the twin foci of congregational identity and mission, the chapters in this dynamic book provide solid theological and radical direction on the themes of worship, education, fellowship, stewardship, evangelism, global connections, and social ministry. Equally pertinent to seminary classroom and parish life, the new edition highlights worships centrality, adds a new chapter on prayer and spiritual practices in this framework, significantly revises the treatments of fellowship and evangelism, and adds a full set of materials designed for congregational visioning and planning.

- Publisher Visionary yet practical, Nessan's book makes a persuasive case for the centrality of mission in the life of the church. Nessan's model of mission-driven leadership is centred on the community of faith's worship and draws connections between the worship life of a congregation and every aspect of the church's ministry.

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Here, in a newly revised edition, is a powerful and pertinent guide for congregations wanting to move away from maintenance thinking to powerful, creative engagement with the world. Visionary yet practical, Nessans influential book makes a persuasive case for the centrality of mission in the life of the church. Nessans model of mission-driven leadership is strongly centered on the community of faiths worship and draws unique connections between the worship life of a congregation and every aspect of the churchs ministry. Around the twin foci of congregational identity and mission, the chapters in this dynamic book provide solid theological and radical direction on the themes of worship, education, fellowship, stewardship, evangelism, global connections, and social ministry. Equally pertinent to seminary classroom and parish life, the new edition highlights worships centrality, adds a new chapter on prayer and spiritual practices in this framework, significantly revises the treatments of fellowship and evangelism, and adds a full set of materials designed for congregational visioning and planning.
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Visionary yet practical, Nessan's book makes a persuasive case for the centrality of mission in the life of the church. Nessan's model of mission-driven leadership is centred on the community of faith's worship and draws connections between the worship life of a congregation and every aspect of the church's ministry.
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  • Catalogue Code 306695
  • Product Code 9780800663261
  • ISBN 0800663268
  • EAN 9780800663261
  • Pages 160
  • Department Academic
  • Category Theology
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Fortress Press
  • Publication Date Feb 2010
  • Sales Rank #53758
  • Dimensions 216 x 163 x 12 mm
  • Weight 0.277kg

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