Missional Field Notes

Quotes, Examples, and Ideas from My Missional Frontier

I believe the future of the church is a rooted one; one that submerges itself in community, in neighborhoods, and in focused faithfulness. The recovery of a rooted church will collide with real leaders, trained in real “success” strategies that have formed real personal images of being significant. Everything about rootedness will collide with our …

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There is talk in the United Methodist Church about the role of the local church. We are connectional, connected to each other, bound by a Book of Discipline. But, some argue, what would it look like if we could make that Book smaller and give some more autonomy to geographical areas of churches (conferences). Bishop …

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