Clearly influenced by Bruggemann he constantly points us to the dangers of preoccupation and calls us to engage in a process of rethinking, re-imagining and re-describing.
Community is a strong theme throughout - here is what he says about the journey to authentic community.
"To achieve community in the truest sense, it must undertake a journey that involves four stages:Frost, M. (2006). Exiles: Living Missionally in a Post-Christian Culture.
pseudo-community where false niceness reigns, fake community
chaos - when skeletons come out of the closet
emptiness - a time of quiet and transition
true community - marked by both deep honesty and deep caring (Frost 2006:1070
Perhaps authentic community is not so much about the destination but the journey and the lessons we learn together as we create space for each other to rethink, re-imagine and re-describe.