Missional God, Missional Church Paperback
Hope for Re-evangelizing the West
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Missional God, Missional Church
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With the reality of broad-scale secularization in the West and the attendant cloud of insignificance hanging over the church, is there any hope for the re-evangelization of the West?
In this comprehensive theology of mission, Ross Hastings directs the fretful gaze of the church to the trinitarian commission of John 20. There we find Jesus granting peace to his disciples by breathing his Spirit on them. He formed them into his community of shalom. Leaving their locked room, these "sent ones" went out to participate in God's own ongoing mission to the world.
Hastings also tackles the dual challenges of isolation from and accommodation to the surrounding culture. Building on the works of David Bosch, Lesslie Newbigin, Christopher Wright and Darrell Guder, the author corrects numerous dichotomies that hinder the church. In the power of the Spirit the gathered church is spiritually transformed and also scattered as it proclaims God's forgiveness and freedom.
This comprehensive theology of mission opens possibilities for renewal of faithful effort as we join in Christ's mission to the world.
Missional God, Missional Church by Ross Hastings was published by IVP in November 2012 and is our 61887th best seller. The ISBN for Missional God, Missional Church is 9780830839551.
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|Page last updated||4th August 2017|
|Author / Artist||Ross Hastings|
|Book Format||Paperback / softback|
|Publisher||IVP (November 2012)|
|Number of Pages||333|