ALAN HIRSCH is widely considered to be a global thought-leader on missional movements and leadership. He has worked with churches and organizations across the world, but mainly in North America, Europe, and Australia. Alan is the founder of 100 Movements, Forge Mission Training Network, Future Travelers, and now 5Q Collective. All these organizations focus on pioneering leadership development and training and consulting in on the church as missional movement.

Hirsch is the author of numerous award winning books including The Forgotten Ways, 5Q, The Shaping of Things to Come, ReJesus, The Faith of Leap, Untamed, Right Here, Right Now, On the Verge, and The Permanent Revolution.

His experience includes leading a local church movement among the marginalized, developing training systems for innovative missional leadership, and heading up the mission and revitalization work of his denomination.

Alan is co-founder of the M.A. in Missional Church Movements at Wheaton College (Illinois). He is also adjunct professor at Fuller Seminary, George Fox Seminary, Asbury Seminary, among others, and helectures frequently throughout Australia, Europe, andthe United States. He is series editor for IVP’s Forge line, Baker Books’ Shapevine series.