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Published by Moody Press in Chicago .
Written in English


  • Missions -- Addresses, essays, lectures

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Includes bibliographies.

StatementEdited by C. Peter Wagner.
ContributionsWagner, C. Peter, ed.
LC ClassificationsBV2070 .C46
The Physical Object
Pagination238 p.
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5297712M
ISBN 100802415490
LC Control Number72077940

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages 22 cm: Contents: Introduction / Vergil Gerber --Is the church really necessary?/ J.F. Shepherd --The foreign missionary: a vanishing breed?/ J. Robertson McQuilkin --Closing gaps between missions and home churches / Gordon MacDonald --Churches: your missions need you / Charles Mellis, Robert Lehnhart --Mission in. Previous | Next. July Vol. 2 No. 3 pp. 92– Book Review. Church/Missions Tensions Today. ed. C. Peter Wagner. Chicago, IL: Moody, pages. Reviewed by Hans Kasdorf. Evangelical quarterlies and periodicals of the past year have frequently reflected on the Green Lake ’71 Conference (GL ’71) and what was said there on crucial issues emerging from and facing church. I have a great deal of tension over this book and how to rate it. On the one hand, the message of this book is powerful and thought-provoking. It forces its readers to ask hard questions about the nature of the church, the cultural context of North American and how to be in the church in the world today.4/5. People Are the Mission proposes a healthy middle between these two extremes, one where guests are esteemed but the gospel is the Franks, Pastor of Guest Services at The Summit Church, shows churches how to take a more balanced approach: ministries that are guest-friendly from the outset and gospel-centric to their s:

Doing Missions in Your Church ACMC [email protected] rev. July yo 3 WELCOME to the “More Stuff” book. More Stuff you need to know about Doing Mission in Your Church is the second volume of. Today’s Focus: Voices of Hope in Peru. Let us join in prayer for: PC(USA) Agencies’ Staff. Roger Spalding, Presbyterian Mission Agency Frank Spencer, Board of Pensions. Let us pray: Gracious Lord, please make us eager and willing partners with our brothers and sisters so that together we may be faithful witnesses to your love and grace for all people, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Help Your Church Reach More People. If you want to move past the tensions that every small and mid-sized church pastor feels, I have some deeper practical help. The Church Growth Masterclass is everything I wish I knew about church growth when I got into ministry more than 20 years ago. I can’t make a church grow. You can’t make a church grow.   Zealous Christians disagree sharply today over the church’s proper ministry and mission. Kevin DeYoung and Greg Gilbert bring us back to first things in an age of mission creep and distraction. Offering balanced wisdom, this book will give us not only encouragement but discomfort exactly where we all need it.

  The local church makes clear who is and who is not a disciple through baptism and membership in the body (Acts ). The local church is where most discipling naturally takes place (Heb. –25). The local church sends out missionaries (Acts ) and cares for missionaries after they are sent (Phil. –16; 3 John 1–8). "Sharon Hoover’s Mapping Church Missions is a helpful look at not only the challenges facing churches today in mission, but it also offers practical approaches and useful insights to help churches better steward both their financial and human resources. I’ve had the privilege of seeing Sharon apply these principles in her church and see the impact of strategic conversations and intentional. This essay is a sorting-out exercise. It surveys the profusion of church models and images today and in history. I profile a range of models of the church and, relatedly, models of mission, of church-in-mission, and of renewal or revitalization. The aim is to identify models that may help facilitate discussions at the consultation on. That the local church should be the pivot of world missions goes without argument in most missiological discussions. The problem, however, is lack of deeds. Rather than the local church being the "seedbed for missions," the focus of missions has shifted to mission organizations, Bible colleges, and seminaries.