In our changing world how do Christians come together in non-traditional ways? An expert takes a look at some of the most significant gospel-advancing movements and trends to take place in the latter twentieth and twenty-first centuries in the United States. New Christian groups examined include: the Church Growth Movement, Missional Church Movement, Multisite Movement, the rise of church planting networks, the House Church Movement, and the Emerging Church Movement. Readers are introduced to each expression, along with important definitions, history, convictions, and influential leaders.
- A close look at non-denominational movements that reach new people for Christ
- Explanations of how contemporary Christianity is changing
- Concise guide to non-traditional Christian groups
|About the Contributor(s)|| J.D. Payne
J. D. Payne (Ph.D.,
Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) serves as the pastor of church
multiplication with The Church at Brook Hills in Birmingham, Alabama. He
has pastored churches in Kentucky and Indiana and served as a seminary
professor for a decade. He is the author of several books on
missions. J. D. and his wife, Sarah, live in Birmingham with their three
children, Hannah, Rachel, and Joel.
|Release Date||Sep 18, 2012|
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