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Their are too many people fishing in this pond – Confessions of a Frustrated Missionary

20 Aug

“If you want to build a ship, don’t summon people to buy wood, prepare tools, distribute jobs, and organize the work, rather teach people the yearning for the wide, boundless ocean.”
-Antoine de Saint-Exupery

“A great deal more failure is the result of an excess of caution than of bold experimentation with new ideas. The frontiers of the kingdom of God were never advanced by men and women of caution.”
-J. Oswalk Sanders

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The Missional Church and the Wizard of Oz

15 Aug

“A church which pitches its tents without constantly looking out for new horizons, which does not continually strike camp, is being untrue to its calling….[We must] play down our longing for certainty, accept what is risky, and live by improvisation and experiment.”
-Hans Kung, The Church as the People of God

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