Beyond the Local Church: The Necessity of Apostolic People and Structures in the Mission of God

Sam Metcalf, President, Church Resource Ministries-US

Playing off of the new volume Beyond the Local Church: How Apostolic Structures Can Change the World (InterVarsity Press, 2015), we will validate and affirm those people who minister beyond local church parameters. We will touch on why such calling and the structures through which it is exercised are biblically and historically a missiological necessity for movements of the gospel to occur.

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