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The Forgotten Ways (2nd Edition)

The Forgotten Ways (2nd Edition)

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:Bestselling Statement on the Contemporary Church, Updated and Revised

Visionary leader, educator, and strategist Alan Hirsch is convinced that inherited formulas for growing the body of Christ do not work anymore. Rather than relying on slightly revised solutions from the past, he sees the future growth of the church coming about by harnessing the power of the early church.

This definitive statement of the church as missional movement offers six proven characteristics of thriving churches. The new edition of this bestselling book (over 50,000 copies sold), now updated and revised throughout, provides fresh examples of growing churches and reflects on the last ten years of the missional movement. It includes charts, diagrams, an expanded glossary of terms, and an index.

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About "The Forgotten Ways (2nd Edition)"

:Bestselling Statement on the Contemporary Church, Updated and Revised

Visionary leader, educator, and strategist Alan Hirsch is convinced that inherited formulas for growing the body of Christ do not work anymore. Rather than relying on slightly revised solutions from the past, he sees the future growth of the church coming about by harnessing the power of the early church.

This definitive statement of the church as missional movement offers six proven characteristics of thriving churches. The new edition of this bestselling book (over 50,000 copies sold), now updated and revised throughout, provides fresh examples of growing churches and reflects on the last ten years of the missional movement. It includes charts, diagrams, an expanded glossary of terms, and an index.

- Publisher

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.
-Editorial Review.

Table Of Contents

  • :contents

    foreword ed Stetzer
    preface To The Second Edition
    section 1: The Making Of A Missionary
    introduction
    1. Setting The Scene, Part 1: Confessions Of A Frustrated Missionary
    2. Setting The Scene, Part 2: Denominational And Translocal Perspectives
    section 2: A Journey To The Heart Of Apostolic Genius
    introduction
    3. The Heart Of It All: Jesus Is Lord
    4. Disciple Making
    5. Missional-incarnational Impulse
    6. Liminality And communitas
    7. Apest Culture
    8. Organic Systems
    conclusion    000
    appendix 1: A Crash Course In Chaos
    appendix 2: The Apostle: Ceo Or Servant?
    appendix 3: A Living Example Of Incarnational Church
    appendix 4: Leadership In Living Systems
    appendix 5: Liquid Vs. Solid Church
    glossary Of Key Terms

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  • Catalogue Code 440760
  • Product Code 9781587433863
  • ISBN 1587433869
  • EAN 9781587433863
  • Pages 384
  • Department Academic
  • Category Church
  • Sub-Category Missions
  • Publisher Baker Book House
  • Publication Date Sep 2016
  • Sales Rank #76879
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 27 mm
  • Weight 0.523kg

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