Networks are everywhere. From our roads to our relationships, from our food supply to our power grids, networks are an integral part of how we live. Similarly, our churches, denominations, and even the kingdom of God are networks. Knowing how networks function and how to work with rather than against them has enormous implications for how we do ministry. In Thy Kingdom Connected, Dwight J. Friesen brings the complex theories of networking to church leaders in easy-to-understand, practical ways. Rather than bemoaning the modern disintegration of things like authority and structure, Friesen inspires hope for a more connective vision of life with God. He shows those involved in ministry how they can maximize already existing connections between people in order to spread the Gospel, get people plugged in at their churches, and grow together as disciples.In one such recent conversation, a anetwork engineera described his responsibilities as athe maintenance of computer hardware and software that comprises a computer network.a He went on to say that this normally includes a the deployment, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Thy Kingdom Connected (ēmersion: Emergent Village resources for communities of faith)|
|Author||:||Dwight J. Friesen|
|Publisher||:||Baker Books - 2009-11-01|