Church for every context : an introduction to theology and practice by Michael Moynagh ; with Philip Harrold.
By: Moynagh, Michael.
Contributor(s): Harrold, Philip.Material type: TextPublisher: London : SCM, c2012Description: xxi, 490 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780334043690.Subject(s): Theology, Practical | Church development, New | Church renewalDDC classification: 262 MOY
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 449-477) and indexes.
Part 1: Past and Present -- Saint Paul's new contextual churches -- Contextual churches in history -- Fresh expressions of church in Britain -- Sociological perspectives -- Part 2: Towards a theological rationale -- What is the purpose and nature of the church? -- Should mission be a first step for the church? -- Mission by individuals or communities? -- Why church with many shapes? -- Are culture-specific churches legitimate? -- Are new contextual churches faithful to the tradition? -- Part 3: Bringing contextual churches to birth -- How do contextual churches emerge? -- Gathering a mission community -- Researching opportunities -- Engaging partners -- Action-based learning -- Team awareness -- Part 4: Growing to maturity -- Discipleship -- Worship -- Community -- Sustainability -- Toward the mixed-economy church.