The Be Diagram
In the midst of all this confusing language about being “missional,” it may be that a simple framework is sufficient to move individuals and churches toward healthy growth and participation in God’s work in this world.
To grow into the fullness of what God is transforming us to be, we must grow in our belief of God, in an environment of loving relationships with people who are participating on God’s mission together.
In short, we grow best spiritually when we believe, belong, bless, and be.
Believe means that we are shaping our understanding of the world, God, and our relationship to God through His eyes. We are re-shaping our values, ideas, and images of God according to the Bible. We are learning of the power of forgiveness through Jesus. We are learning of the fullness of life when lived in surrender to the King