Ancient Future Disciples: Meeting Jesus in Mission-Shaped Ministries

Ancient Future Disciples: Meeting Jesus in Mission-Shaped Ministries

By: Becky Garrison (author)Paperback

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Fresh expressions of church may offer a fresh take on ancient Anglican traditions and worship, but what impact are these communities having upon the people who are drawn to them? Journalist and religion commentator Becky Garrison shifts the popular focus from the pioneers who founded emerging congregations to those finding appeal and belonging within them. What draws people to these communities? Why are they coming back, or are they? How do they understand themselves to be "church" or do they? In the process, she reveals wit and wisdom regarding evangelism, Christian formation, and discipleship that every congregation can use to flourish in this post-modern age.

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About Author

Becky Garrison is a prolific commentator on contemporary religious life and missional forms of church. The author of Rising from the Ashes:Rethinking Church and Jesus Died for This? A Satirist's Search for the Risen Christ, she is a contributing editor for Sojourners magazine and The Wittenberg Door.

Product Details

  • publication date: 22/12/2011
  • ISBN13: 9781596272316
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 160
  • ID: 9781596272316
  • weight: 159
  • ISBN10: 1596272317

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