1. Thou shalt have a clear statement of mission and no agenda above that mission2. Thou shalt have a clear definition of what mission success looks like3. Thou shalt NEVER rely on attendance and[...]
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: