The Untaming

Learning to build missional community in secular France

Quite FRANKly my dear, I’m going on mission!

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I wish I had read the excellent little book Therefore Go by Andrew Baughen before our group reflected on our individual missional visions. In the book Andrew uses the word FRANK as a way to think through people with whom you have existing relationships.

  • F – Friends (existing, lapsed and potential)
  • R – Relatives (family members who don’t yet know Christ)
  • A – Associates (at work)
  • N – Neighbours (in your street, working in local shops, at the gym, known through local activities,…)
  • K – Kids (parents of your children’s friends)

It’s a helpful way of thinking through where God has already placed you.  You are almost certainly the only Christian that some people in each of these categories know.  What a responsibility! If we don’t pray for them and serve them, who will?

(Thanks to Tim Chester for the book suggestion in the first place)

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One thought on “Quite FRANKly my dear, I’m going on mission!

  1. Pingback: Lessons from a year of missional community, part 1 « The Untaming

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