And: The Gathered And Scattered Church by Hugh Halter

And: The Gathered And Scattered Church

byHugh Halter

Paperback | May 1, 2010

not yet rated|write a review

Pricing and Purchase Info

$18.09 online 
$23.99 list price
Earn 90 plum® points

Out of stock online

Not available in stores

about

AND, by Hugh Halter and Matt Smay, asks and provides an answer for one of the most important questions for church leaders today: What is happening to the church in America? By all appearances, it looks like we are “doing” church better than we ever have. In the past thirty years the number of mega-churches has increased from under 100 to over 7,500. In the past ten years the number of multi-site churches has increased from under 100 to over 2,000. By the numbers, these church movements enjoy the national platform, the national voice, and the resources to profoundly impact the Kingdom. In spite of the rapid growth of these prevailing church movements, why is the Western church still in massive decline? Numerous books have been written documenting the flight of members from the institutional church. This is not another book about how to do church better or how to just get people back into the pews. AND helps you—whether you are a mega-church, traditional, contemporary, or organic church leader—focus on the vast majority of unchurched Christians and non-believers who are not moving toward any form of church. You will learn how to value existing church forms—attracting people to a physical church and releasing people into hands-on ministry … bringing together the very best of the attractional and missional models for church ministry. AND will equip you and all church leaders to value existing church forms while catalyzing a missional movement of incarnational people into the world for Jesus Christ. AND is the second book in the Exponential Series—a partnership between Exponential Network, Leadership Network, and Zondervan featuring several signature books each year to tell the reproducing church story, celebrate the diversity of models and approaches God is using to reproduce healthy congregations, and highlight the innovative practices of healthy reproducing churches.

About The Author

Hugh Halter is the national director of Missio, serving as a mentor to a global network of missional leaders and church planters. He is lead architect of Adullam, a congregational network of missional communities in Denver, Colorado (www.adullamdenver.com), and is the coauthor of The Tangible Kingdom with Matt Smay.Matt Smay serves as ...
BRIMSTONE: Why Jesus Final Word on Judgment is Good News for You
BRIMSTONE: Why Jesus Final Word on Judgment is Good News for You

by Hugh Halter

$16.04$21.49

In stock online

Not available in stores

The Tangible Kingdom: Creating Incarnational Community
The Tangible Kingdom: Creating Incarnational Community

by Hugh Halter

$19.99

Available for download

Not available in stores

Sacrilege (Shapevine): Finding Life in the Unorthodox Ways of Jesus
Sacrilege (Shapevine): Finding Life in the Unorthodox Ways of Jesus

by Hugh Halter

$11.99$15.00

Available for download

Not available in stores

Shop this author

Details & Specs

Title:And: The Gathered And Scattered ChurchFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.63 inPublished:May 1, 2010Publisher:ZondervanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0310325854

ISBN - 13:9780310325857

Customer Reviews of And: The Gathered And Scattered Church

Reviews

Extra Content

Editorial Reviews

AND is for anyone ready to stop criticizing church models and instead enter the tangled, messy, real-life world of embracing and building the kingdom in any form of church---micro to mega. Hugh and Matt bring us back to essentials---like spiritual formation and 'sending'---that hold true in any church context and convey great hope and practical help with humor, story, and biblical teaching. Read on and lead on, right where you are." -- Mindy Caliguire