Zack's recently articulated an intriguing ideology for the local body of believers he is connected to. It includes four values paralleling those found in the Symbol Life (Mission, Friendship, Love, & Justice). They are:
The model has me thinking... & wondering. I love the elements of it... especially the articulated emphasis on "creativity" (since my wife is a missional artist). But I wonder why these four? And what about the values of wholistic spirituality, team-oriented functionality, or teaching & learning?
Also, are there points of connection or disconnection with the values I've been trying to wrap my brain around? ...
1) Acts 2 Communal Living
2) Wholistic Spirituality
3) Gift-Based, Team-Functionality
4) Incarnational Missionality