Tim Chester has just posted an interesting contribution to an ongoing debate:
But in my talk I suggested it attractional church verses missional church is a false polarization. The problem is in fact that both sides view church as a meeting you attend. Even those who reject attractional church implicitly view church as a meeting. But everything changes if you view church as a community or a network of relationships. Then attractional church is not about putting on a good show, but about a community life that attracts people to God. (read more)
I don’t have the time (or energy – it’s been a long Sunday and Monday is getting closer) to comment, but this is a good point to remind you of Hamo’s excellent blog post on the same subject. You can find it here.