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On the Verge (Exponential Series)

Alan Hirsch

On the Verge (Exponential Series)

Alan Hirsch

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The church is on the verge of some tremendous changes. Contemporary church growth, despite its many blessings to believers, has failed to stem the decline of Christianity in the West. These times require a different kind of church?a church where every person is living a mission-sent life.The Bible uses the word apostles for Jesus? followers?that is, people sent on Jesus? behalf. In every existing form of the contemporary church?from the mega to the multi to the incarnational?some churches have taken the idea of apostolic mission seriously. Successful church leaders are discovering how to shift their existing resources and church structures into more adaptable forms to reach their communities.In this book, Alan Hirsch and David Ferguson share inspiring stories about leaders who have diagnosed their churches? failure to embrace a biblical model of mission and have moved toward a fuller expression of the gospel. On the Verge will help pastors and church leaders discover how these forerunners and their insights are launching a new apostolic movement?and how any church can get involved.

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About "On the Verge (Exponential Series)"

The church is on the verge of some tremendous changes. Contemporary church growth, despite its many blessings to believers, has failed to stem the decline of Christianity in the West. These times require a different kind of church?a church where every person is living a mission-sent life.The Bible uses the word apostles for Jesus? followers?that is, people sent on Jesus? behalf. In every existing form of the contemporary church?from the mega to the multi to the incarnational?some churches have taken the idea of apostolic mission seriously. Successful church leaders are discovering how to shift their existing resources and church structures into more adaptable forms to reach their communities.In this book, Alan Hirsch and David Ferguson share inspiring stories about leaders who have diagnosed their churches? failure to embrace a biblical model of mission and have moved toward a fuller expression of the gospel. On the Verge will help pastors and church leaders discover how these forerunners and their insights are launching a new apostolic movement?and how any church can get involved.
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Meet the Author

Alan Hirsch

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.

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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.
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  • Catalogue Code 447774
  • Product Code 9780310421801
  • ISBN 0310421802
  • EAN 9780310421801
  • Department Academic
  • Category Church
  • Sub-Category Church Growth
  • Publisher Zondervan
  • Publication Date May 2011

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