In 2004 Mission-shaped Church presented a challenge to church leaders. Now Mission-Shaped Questions addresses the big theological and practical issues that have arisen.
Mission-shaped Questions tackles questions such as:
- What exactly is church?
- Can we develop churches that can transform culture?
- Can we be mission-shaped and kingdom-focused too?
Read a sample chapter of Mission-shaped Questions.
Listen to the Archbishop of Canterbury's speech at the book's launch
What others say about Mission-shaped Questions
'If we are to grow and mature as a mixed economy Church, there are hard questions to be asked and answered. We need first-class thinking to back up and support all that is happening at local level. I hope this collection will get the attention it richly deserves.' Archbishop Rowan Williams
'I hope Mission-shaped Questions will help capture the imagination of those who think that the Fresh Expressions movement sits lightly to theology.' Archbishop John Sentamu
'At last! A book on mission which doesn't duck questions or offer simplistic answers.' Vivienne Faull, Dean of Leicester
'Exciting, challenging, difficult, hopeful - this book marks a decisive shift. Mission is the new culture and the old questions about church now have a vital currency.' Simon Downham, Vicar/Senior Pastor, St Paul's Church, Hammersmith
'Wise, big picture stuff, rooted in real life.' Lucy Moore, Associate Missioner for Fresh Expressions and part of the leadership team of Messy Church