I just read the intro of a new book, entitled The Mission of God's People, by Christopher J.H. Wright. Zondervan is making the first chapter available for free, Who Are We and What are We Here For?

Here was an interesting little parallel he made in defining missions. The comparison is nicely self-explanatory:

  • If Mission = Science, than
  • Missions = Sciences
  • Missional = Scientific
  • Missionary = Scientist 

Here is a message on the book: