When I began to shift in the ‘missional’ direction I very quickly realized that what I thought was innovation was simply novelty. It didn’t take me long to realise I was not alone. Many churches approach the missional conversation with eyes for novelty, not innovation.
Interested in faith in action, personal reflection, interpersonal interaction, group process, community dynamics, cooperative organisation, holistic engagement, cross-cultural dialogue, practical service and nonviolent protest?
The challenge often is that even within my own being it seems the wheat and weeds are often both present and intermingled. I recognise all too often I can be both forgiving or resentful, friendly or fearful, selfless or selfish, compassionate or aloof.