The Missional Institution – an oxymoron?

Guilty as charged

I did something recently any missionaly minded person should be thoroughly and deeply ashamed of. I gave birth to another institution.  And, I went the whole hog, no holding back.  None of this grass roots organic stuff.  We are talking Constitutions, membership (paid, no freeloading here!), strict membership policy documents, officers, mailing lists, rosters, seals, bank accounts, insurance, strict uniform policy, etc.  But wait, I can justify it.  You see it’s a ‘missional institution’… (more…)