Module 1: A New Missional Frontier

Lesson Goals

  • Describe the difference between contextual (missional) ministry and traditional (attractional) ministry.
  • Name several trends impacting the mission and ministry of their church.
  • Identify “third places” within their own communities where a contextual ministry could be planted.
  • Discuss the elements essential to a church.

Moreover, that whole generation was gathered to their ancestors, and another generation grew up after them, who did not know the LORD or the work that he had done for Israel.

Judges 2:10, NRSV