Michael Frost
Author, Speaker

Michael Frost is an internationally recognized Australian missiologist and one of the leading voices in the international missional church movement. His books are required reading in colleges and seminaries around the world and he is much sought after as an international conference speaker. Frost is the Vice Principal of Morling College and the founding Director of the Tinsley Institute, a mission study centre located at Morling College in Sydney, Australia. He is the author or editor of twelve popular Christian books, the most recent of which are the highly successful and award-winning The Shaping of Things to Come (2003, co-authored with colleague Alan Hirsch), Exiles (2006) and Re:Jesus (2009). These books explore a missiological framework for the church in the postmodern era, and their popularity has led to regular speaking engagements at international conferences all around the world. Frost is also a church planter, having launched the missional community, Small Boat Big Sea, in Sydney in 2002.

Articles + Resources


A Missional Agenda for Neighborhood Transformation

Our job as the people of God is to alert others to what the Kingdom of God looks like What…

The Mission of the Church | Michael Frost | Exponential

It is our mission, it is our calling, it is our destiny to point people to this magnificent reign of…


Rethinking Witness

In this main session from Exponential East 2014, Michael Frost, author, missiologist and director of The Tinsley Institute, unpacks what…


The 5 Habits of Highly Missional People


5 Habits of Highly Missional People

In this podcast interview with Exponential Director Todd Wilson, internationally recognized missiologist and author Michael Frost focuses on ReThinking Outreach and gives…

FIVE DISCIPLESHIP SHIFTS: From Accumulating to Deploying

Disciples are Christ-like people, and Christ-like people love and serve the world in Jesus' name. Discipleship leads to mission and…


Romancing Your City

In this Exponential 2012 podcast, Michael Frost talks about romancing your city. Incarnational mission involves more than just church planting.…