Fast Forward to Mission (Ebook Shorts)
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About "Fast Forward to Mission (Ebook Shorts)"
This ebook short includes the first and last chapters of Hirsch's Right Here, Right Now and enables readers to envision and embark on everyday mission that makes a difference, regardless of their situation, vocation, or location. Hirsch challenges readers to think differently about the world and their place in it, setting them free to act differently in the world and spread the kingdom wherever they go.
Meet the Authors
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 Shaping of things to Come; The Forgotten Ways; The Forgotten Ways Handbook; Untamed and Right Here, Right Now. Hirsch lives in the Los Angeles area.
He is currently co-writing four books to be released in 2011:
- Right Here, Right Now with Lance Ford is being published through Baker Books and will provide a nuts and bolts approach to the missional lifestyle. The appeal is to the average Christian and away from Hirschs traditional leadership audience.
- On the Verge with Dave Ferguson integrates the missional movement with current models of church in the West. The 2011 Exponential Conference, a conference with the theme by the same name, will utilize this book as a centerpiece to bring missional ideology to established churches.
- The Permanent Revolution with Tim Catchim will be released at the 2011 Exponential Conference as well. This book elaborates on the apostolic element of mDNA by focusing on APEST, the five-fold ministry model from Ephesians 4, and its significance for the missional movement.
- The Faith of Leap with Michael Frost is a book concerning a theology of risk and adventure and its implications for church, mission, leadership and spirituality.
Lance Ford is the cofounder and director of Shapevine.com, and the former director of the Northwood Church Multiplication Center. With more than 20 years of experience as a pastor and church planter, Lance is a writer, coach, consultant, and an adjunct professor. Ford and his wife live in Kansas City, Missouri.