Archives For Alan Hirsch

 

Claiming Too Much.
 
A Review of 
 

5Q: Reactivating the Original Intelligence and Capacity of the Body of Christ.
Alan Hirsch

Paperback: 100M, 2017.
Buy Now: [ Amazon ]  [ Kindle ]
 
Reviewed by Chris Schoon
 
 
Relying on Ephesians 4, one of my early mentors taught: “Ministers are not hired to do the work for the church; they are called to equip God’s people to do works of service.” In light of that teaching, I have followed missional discussions of the five-fold gifts of Apostle, Prophet, Evangelist, Pastor/Shepherd, and Teacher (APEST) with great interest. From Frost and Hirsch’s The Shaping of the Things to Come to Hirsch’s other work in The Forgotten Ways and The Permanent Revolution to works from a few other missional theologians, this conversation has kept my attention. As such, I eagerly engaged Hirsch’s latest exploration of APEST through 5Q.
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The Shaping of Things to Come: Innovation and Mission for the 21st-Century Church

Michael Frost / Alan Hirsch

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Letters and Papers from Prison (Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works)

Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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Here are 5 essential ebooks on sale now that are worth checking out:
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The Shaping of Things to Come: Innovation and Mission for the 21st-Century Church

Alan Hirsch and Michael Frost

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“Most of us are about as eager to be changed as we were to be born, and go through our changes in a similar state of shock.”
– James Baldwin,
who was born on this date, 1924
 
Poem of the Day:
“The Common Life”
Wallace Stevens
,
who died on this date in 1855

 
Kindle Ebook Deal of the Day: 
Right Here, Right Now:
Everyday Mission for Everyday People

by Lance Ford and Alan Hirsch

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The Wake Up Call – August 2, 2014

“I consider looseness with words no less of a defect than looseness of the bowels.”
– John Calvin
born on this day in 1509

 
Poem of the Day:
Further in Summer Than the Birds
by Emily Dickinson
 
Kindle Ebook of the Day: 
ReJesus: A Wild Messiah for a Missional Church
by Alan Hirsch and Michael Frost – $3.99!!!

 
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The Wake Up Call – July 10, 2014

 

10 Recommended Bargain Kindle ebooks for $3.99 or Less!

 




 

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1) Fast Forward to Mission by Alan Hirsch – * FREE *

 

2) Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine – $1.99

 

3) What Matters in Jane Austen? by John Mullen– $1.99

 

4) Growing Deeper in our Church Communities: 50 ideas for Connection in a Disconnected Age by [ERB Editor] C. Christopher Smith – $2.99

 

5) I Am Hutterite: The Fascinating True Story of a Young Woman’s Journey to reclaim Her Heritage by Mary-Ann Kirkby – $1.99
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“My music is just about story telling. I don’t have much to say, and I’m not trying to change anyone’s mind. I’m just singing through conviction about what I love and what I care about, starting with the very small.
– Singer/Songwriter Sufjan Stevens,
born on this day in 1975

 
Poem of the Day:
The Summer Rain
by Henry David Thoreau
 

Kindle Ebook of the Day:
Fast Forward to Mission
by Alan Hirsch – FREE!!!
 
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The Wake Up Call – July 1, 2014

 

Many of you know that I have been co-writing a book with John Pattison, entitled:

SLOW CHURCH: Cultivating Community in the Patient Way of Jesus.

(IVP / Praxis Books / June 2014)
 
I haven’t said much about the book here, so thought I would fill you in on a few things.
 
The book is now available for pre-order (ships after Memorial Day):
[ Amazon  ]    [ Intervarsity Press ]
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10 Recommended Kindle ebooks for $3.99 or Less!

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1) The Writing Life by Annie Dillard – $1.99

  

2) The Forgotten Ways Handbook: A Practical Guide for Developing Missional Churches by Alan Hirsch – $1.99 [ Read Our Review ]

  

3) Many Dimensions: A Novel by Charles Williams (Inkling and friend of C.S. Lewis) – $0.99

  

4) War in Heaven: A Novel by Charles Williams (Inkling and friend of C.S. Lewis) – $0.99

  

5) The Long Emergency: Surviving the Converging Catastrophes of the 21st Century by James Howard Kunstler  – $1.99 Continue Reading…