"A superb guide to a biblical and dynamic 'ecology' of worship, community, and witness."
-Marva J. Dawn, author of Reaching Out without Dumbing Down
"The new interest in the missional church has been in need of a practical, hands-on blueprint for action. Here it is!"
- Robert E. Webber, Myers Professor of Ministry, Northern Seminary
"Snyder and Runyon help the reader ask tough questions and consider new possibilities that could make a world of difference for tomorrow's communities of faith."
- Tom Sine, author of Living on Purpose
"These two outstanding authors give biblically based theological perspectives on the structure and functions of the church, giving special attention as to how the church should respond to the urgent social concerns of the twenty-first century."
-Tony Campolo, Professor of Sociology, Eastern University
"This is an important book that will challenge pastors and professors alike. I highly recommend it. "
- Vinson Synan, Dean of the School of Divinity, Regent University
"This is a great resource for introducing church members and students to an examination of the DNA of the church, not only its theological identity but its role in today's world."
-Susie Stanley, Professor of Historical Theology, Messiah College