The permanent revolution : apostolic imagination and practice for the 21st century church / Alan Hirsch and Tim Catchim ; foreword by Darrell L. Guder ; with contributions from Mike Breen.

By: Hirsch, Alan, 1959 Oct. 24-Contributor(s): Catchim, Tim | Breen, Mike, RevdPublication details: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2012Edition: 1st edDescription: xxxix, 326 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 9780470907740 (hardback); 0470907746 (hardback)Subject(s): Church development, New | Mission of the church | Missional church movement | RELIGION / Christian Ministry / Pastoral ResourcesLOC classification: BV652.24 | .H57 2012Other classification: REL074000 Summary: "A new brand of apostolic ministry for today's world The Permanent Revolution is a work of theological re-imagination and re-construction that draws from biblical studies, theology, organizational theory, leadership studies, and key social sciences. The book elaborates on the apostolic role rooted in the five-fold ministry from Ephesians 4 (apostles, prophets, evangelists, shepherds, and teacher), and its significance for the missional movement. It explores how the apostolic ministry facilitates ongoing renewal in the life of the church and focuses on leadership in relation to missional innovation and entrepreneurship.The authors examine the nature of organization as reframed through the lens of apostolic ministry. Shows how to view the world through a biblical perspective and continue the "permanent revolution" that Jesus started Outlines the essential characteristics of apostolic movement and how to restructure the church and ministry to be more consistent with them Alan Hirsch is a leading voice in the missional movement of the Christian West This groundbreaking book integrates theology, sociology, and leadership to further define the apostolic movement"--Provided by publisher.
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"A leadership network publication."

Includes index.

"A new brand of apostolic ministry for today's world The Permanent Revolution is a work of theological re-imagination and re-construction that draws from biblical studies, theology, organizational theory, leadership studies, and key social sciences. The book elaborates on the apostolic role rooted in the five-fold ministry from Ephesians 4 (apostles, prophets, evangelists, shepherds, and teacher), and its significance for the missional movement. It explores how the apostolic ministry facilitates ongoing renewal in the life of the church and focuses on leadership in relation to missional innovation and entrepreneurship.The authors examine the nature of organization as reframed through the lens of apostolic ministry. Shows how to view the world through a biblical perspective and continue the "permanent revolution" that Jesus started Outlines the essential characteristics of apostolic movement and how to restructure the church and ministry to be more consistent with them Alan Hirsch is a leading voice in the missional movement of the Christian West This groundbreaking book integrates theology, sociology, and leadership to further define the apostolic movement"--Provided by publisher.