Guidance for church leaders to develop their own maps and chart new paths toward stronger, more vibrant, and more missional congregations
In the burgeoning missional church movement, churches are seeking to become less focused on programs for members and more oriented toward outreach to people who are not already in church. This fundamental shift in what a congregation is and does and thinks is challenging for leaders and congregants. Using the metaphor of map-making, the book explains the perspective and skills needed to lead congregations and denominations in a time of radical change over unfamiliar terrain as churches change their focus from internal to external.Offers a clear guide for leaders wanting to transition to a missional church modelWritten by Alan Roxburgh, a prominent expert and practitioner in the missional movementGuides leaders seeking to create new maps for leadership and church organization and focusA Volume in the popular Leadership Network Series
This book is written to be accessible to all Christian congregational styles and denominations.