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Missional Church: A Vision for the Sending of the Church in North America


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What would a theology of the Church look like that took seriously the fact that North America is now itself a mission field? This question lies at the foundation of this volume written by an ecumenical team of six noted missiologists—Lois Barrett, Inagrace T. Dietterich, Darrell L. Guder, George R. Hunsberger, Alan J. Roxburgh, and Craig Van Gelder.

The result of a three-year research project undertaken by The Gospel and Our Culture Network, this book issues a firm challenge for the church to recover its missional call right here in North America, while also offering the tools to help it do so.

The authors examine North America’s secular culture and the church’s loss of dominance in today’s society. They then present a biblically based theology that takes seriously the church’s missional vocation and draw out the consequences of this theology for the structure and institutions of the church.

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  • Examines North America’s secular culture and the lessening dominance of the church
  • Presents a biblically based theology for missions applied to the North American church
  • Contains contributions from notes missiologists
  • Missional Church: From Sending to Being Sent
  • Missional Context: Understanding North American Culture
  • Missional Challenge: Understanding the Church in North America
  • Missional Vocation: Called and Sent to Represent the Reign of God
  • Missional Witness: The Church as Apostle to the World
  • Missional Community: Cultivating Communities of the Holy Spirit
  • Missional Leadership: Equipping God’s People for Mission
  • Missional Structures: The Particular Community
  • Missional Connectedness: The Community of Communities in Mission
This stimulating volume challenges its readers to re-examine two fundamental concepts: their understanding of the nature of the church and their understanding of mission. . . . This book is a must-read not only for missiologists but also for pastors and anyone interested in the renewal and revitalization of the church as it enters a new millennium.


This is a book worthy of study and consideration, especially for those who take seriously the changes that have impacted culture and church in North America. It is a provocative work that pleads for significant renewal of ‘Communities of the Holy Spirit’ in face of established institutions that have become accommodated to the American way of life.


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Darrell L. Guder is Henry Winters Luce Professor of Missional and Ecumenical Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary.


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