My colleague and friend, Keith Whitfield, has posted a series on defining the term “missional”, especially in light of the GCR Task Force report to the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention employing this term as an impetus for broad-sweeping changes to the relationship organizationally between conventional bodies.
Here are links to his conclusions (in part six, you will find links to his introduction to the overall usage of the term missional in missiological literature):
Note his discussion of missio Dei and its relation to the mission of the church.
What do you think the relationship is between missio Dei, the Mission of the Church, and Missions?
How would you define the terms?