Missional Field Notes

Quotes, Examples, and Ideas from My Missional Frontier

From The Missional Canuck

A church where the mission is not the first organizing principle of the church’s life will eventually cease to be the church. As Barth has often been quoted “The church’s mission is not secondary to its being; the church exists in being sent and in building itself for its mission.” The missional church is not primarily about having a mission or doing mission, it is about how the church is constituted. All that the church does must be able to point back to it’s relevance to the mission of God.

November 27, 2016

Scripture is a crosscultural book. It was written in cross-cultural contexts. Its full of cross-cultural encounters. It assumes cross-cultural movements. It ends with cross-cultural worship.

(Via Chris Woznicki)

November 19, 2016

One more quote from Bill Easum as I just rediscovered him again. This is what he says about having a Kingdom Orientation when thinking of Church Planting: A Kingdom orientation is the number one thing I hear over and over. A kingdom orientation allows pastors to: Care more about how many people they give away …

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