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Transformation
Transformation by Ed Silvoso


 
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Author: Ed Silvoso
Subtitle: Change the Marketplace and You Change the World
Format: Paperback
Length: 268 Pages
Published: 2007

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Transformation Begins With You!

Are You Tired of Living an ordinary life? You were created to do great things! But how do you begin?

God loves you and has a unique blueprint for your life-but it's up to you to find it and live it out. Mingling contemporary stories and biblical anecdotes with practical advice, Ed Silvoso shows how God intervenes in human affairs today to transform people and nations. In these pages, you'll hear extraordinary stories about the power of God working through those who discovered their specific purpose:

  • Read about the amazing things that happened in Hawaii when secular society turned over its business and schools to God.
  • Learn how a community in Minnesota plagued by endemic crime and school problems underwent dramatic transformation after city leaders dedicated themselves to God.
  • Find out how an out-of-control prison system in Buenos Aires totally reversed its course by the efforts of people who listened to God.

Learn Silvoso's five critical paradigms for implementing change: discipling nations, reclaiming the marketplace, seeing work as worship, using the power of God to overcome evil in everyday situations, and eliminating systemic poverty. The be challenged to transform yourself-and by doing so, transform your family, school, business and nation.

Just Think! You can make a difference in the world. It's time to look at yourself the way God does, as loved and designed with a unique purpose. You can aim high, knowing that he has entrusted you with great things. "God sees you as a nation transformer," says Silvoso. God has faith in you!

Table of Contents

  1. Real People, Real Change-In Real Time
  2. The Four Questions That Will Shape Your Destiny
  3. The Five Pivotal Paradigms for Transformation
  4. Altitude and Attitude
  5. What on Earth Did Jesus Come to Do?
  6. Bridging the Pulpit and the Marketplace
  7. The Marketplace: The Forum for Transformation
  8. Doing Church 24/7 in the Right Place
  9. Worship in the Workplace
  10. Giving the Devil a Heaven of a Time
  11. Systemic Poverty
  12. The Early Church and Poverty
  13. Really Good New to the Poor
  14. Integration
  15. The Healing of Nations
  16. The Babylonian System
  17. The Demise of Babylon
  18. It's Beginning to Happen
  19. God's Faith in You
  20. The Rest of Your Life: Monument or Legacy
  21. End Notes

Endorsements:


"Far and Wide, God's people are tuning into His mandate to disciple nations. A passion is rapidly rising for pursuing aggressive, intentional social transformation. Ed Silvoso is one who has been clearly hearing what the Spirit is saying to the churches, and his brilliant new book, strong on theory and intense on practice, is just what we all need to begin to take giant steps towards God's ultimate destiny for the world."

C. Peter Wagner-Chancellor, Wagner Leadership Institute



"When you read Transformation, you will see that Ed is definitely leaps ahead in his understanding of discipling nations. He is an anointed biblical teacher who has his ear tuned to the voice and heart of God. Buckle up and prepare for take-off...this book is sure to shift you into new paradigms of transformation!"

Chuck Ripka-President, Rivers International, Author, God Out of the Box



"Ed Silvoso's book Transformation is the new handbook on workplace, city and nation transformation. Every practitioner should read this book."

Os Hillman-President Marketplace Leaders, Author, The 9 to 5 Window


About the Author:

Ed Silvoso is the founder and president of Harvest Evangelism and the International Transformation Network (ITN). He is widely recognized as a missions strategist and solid Bible teacher who specializes in marketplace transformation. Silvoso is the best-selling author of Anointed for Business, That None Should Parish, and Women: God's Secrets Weapon. His background includes banking, hospital administration and financial services. Ed and his wife, Ruth, live in San Jose, California.