Friday, March 30, 2012

How Do You Decide?

I've been away for a while. One day, I'll blog about why. For now, let's jump in with a fantastic post and question from Michael C Thompson that I first saw posted on Scot McKnight's website.

life's intersections

In the city where I live there is an intersection which has two gas station/convenience stores, one on the southeast corner and one on the northwest corner.  They are both Speedway brand stores . . . no joke.  It is my hope that they are owned by the same person, but I've never looked into it.

There has been a question forming in my mind, sort of a pastime thought experiment.  It started through my own shopping habits, but really took shape when I saw the double-Speedway intersection.

Here is a missional question . . .

All minor details being equal (cost factor, distance, quality of service, etc), if presented with two local business - one owned by a member of your church community, the other owned by a non-churchgoing agnostic - which place should a missional believer choose to frequent, for the sake of the kingdom? (Read More)

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