Books on movements

Check out these great books relating to movements – – ‘Contagious Disciple Making: Leading Others on a Journey of Discovery’ (David Watson & Paul Watson) – ‘Miraculous Movements: How Hundreds of Thousands of Muslims Are Falling in Love with Jesus’ (Jerry Trousdale) – ‘Pioneering Movements: Leadership that multiplies disciples and churches’ (Steve Addison) – ‘Movements… Continue reading

Frost/Hirsch – Shaping

Frost, Michael & Hirsch, Alan. The Shaping of Things to Come. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 2003. Frost and Hirsch propose, and build their book upon, three overarching principles that they see as basic to emerging or missional church and further inform the value we’ll come to you. I have found it extremely valuable to explore… Continue reading

Foster – Living Water

Foster, Richard. Streams of Living Water. San Francisco, CA: Harper Collins, 1998. Foster identifies six traditions or streams of the Holy Spirit’s activity – identifying the impact of these streams in the life and ministry of Jesus, in a biblical context, in history and in a contemporary paradigm. Each chapter explores a tradition and follows… Continue reading

Barna – Revolution

Barna, George. Revolution. Carol Springs, IL: Tyndale House Publishers, 2005. Barna suggests that we are seeing the most significant recalibration of local church for over 150 years. He believes research is indicating we are in the midst of a revival that is radically different to all previous revivals, in that this spiritual revolution in the… Continue reading