A Consultation on the future church
A Way of Mission
A Way of Life
A Way to Engage the World in Faithful Witness
Join us as the St Louis Forge Hub presents A consultation on the future of the church, our speakers will be Hugh Halter, Alan and Deb Hirsch.
Hugh Halter has planted churches Portland OR & Denver. Both stories were represented in a book called the Tangible Kingdom which has been Hugh’s platform and practice in helping church planters and existing churches move back into incarnational mission among the lost. Hugh is the founder of Missio & US Director of Forge America. He speaks extensively across the country encouraging and equipping pastors in incarnational ministry and missional leadership. Hugh’s other books include, AND..The Gathered & Scattered Church, FLESH, Brimstone, BiVO, & Happy Hour.
Alan Hirsch is the founding director of Forge Mission Training Network. Known for his innovative approach to mission, Alan is considered to be a leading thought-leader and key mission strategist for churches across the Western world. Hirsch is the author of The Forgotten Ways; co-author of The Shaping of Things to Come, ReJesus, and The Faith of Leap (with Michael Frost); Untamed (with Debra Hirsch); Right Here, Right Now (with Lance Ford), and On the Verge (with Dave Ferguson)
Deb Hirsch is a speaker, church leader and writer who has led churches in both Australia and Los Angeles. She is one of the founders of Forge Mission Training Network and is a member of the Forge America national team. She also serves as a board member for Missio Alliance and was part of the leadership team of Christian Associates, a church planting movement in Europe, North & South America. She is the co-author (with Alan Hirsch) of Untamed: Reactivating a Missional Form of Discipleship, and her new book Redeeming Sex reflects her own journey and attempts to bring new conversations about sexuality into the context of the church.