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Navigating the new waters What does missional leadership look like for these new times?. Sometimes things change and they are never the same again. This looks like one of those times. Life moves on. And so should we……. 2007 Tear Fund survey of 7000 adults in contact or not with church.
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What does missional leadership look
like for these new times?
never the same again. This looks like
one of those times. Life moves on. And so
challenge to churches. Most of them are
unreceptive and closed
to attending church; churchgoing is
simply not on their agenda.”
‘The reality is that mainstream culture no longer brings people to the church door. We can no longer
assume that we can automatically
reproduce ourselves, because the pool of people who regard church as
relevant or important is decreasing
with every generation’
Mission shaped church report p11
way and organised life to
accomplish it. We have
awakened to find out the
mission moved on us. To
keep focusing on mission, we
have to turn the furniture
around and face a different
direction. We may even have
to move into another room.”
The Once and Future Church,1992
of what church is
(and could become)
more than pastors.
Alan Roxburgh. The Missional Leader
the open seas look like?
of an area of water, who goes on to
a ship to direct it safely.”
‘The pioneer of our salvation’
Stuart Murray: Ch 7 Planting Churches: who?
leaders trying to do
in these new waters?
in the Kingdom
‘ if Christian mission is about, “seeing what
God is doing and joining in”…. then
discernment & the cultivating of an environment
which enables discernment are the leadership
capacities most needed at this time.’
Graham Cray, The Discerning Leader
Grove Book 2010
‘do the work of an evangelist.’
How do we communally express
what is happening
to us as we meet Jesus?
an institution, nor to educate people
in a process on interior transformation.
We are inviting people into a renewed creation
made possible by Christ through the Spirit.”
What kind of community is capable of
raising people like that?
when we are too well pleased with ourselves,
when our dreams have come true
because we have dreamed too little,
when we arrived safely
because we sailed too close to the shore.
Sir Francis Drake
The Missional Leader