Missional Field Notes

Quotes, Examples, and Ideas from My Missional Frontier

I believe the solution must begin by recognizing the church’s relationship to the culture in terms of a missionary encounter. In other words, to see that in a post-Christendom context the church once again exists within an alien world. The mission field is no longer located somewhere else; instead it surrounds us on every side. …

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“A key aspect where missional leadership is concerned, is “the discernment of (the) missional vocation” (Van Kooten & Barrett 2004:139) of the congregation. The church’s function can thus be described as participation in God’s mission to the world and the whole of creation (Cordier 2014:82). It is for this reason that the first and most …

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Let’s start at the very beginning. A very fine place to start… Well, in our case, we started slow. At least it seemed slow from my standpoint. It started by trying to get the church to think beyond their doors in service through small projects and missions that would bless those around them. And we …

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