The Missional Bishop


While working on my book, I did a google search trying to discover the first time the word "missional" was used.

Thanks to the Tall Skinny Kiwi -- Andrew Jones, who directed me to this line in The Heroes of African Discovery and Adventure written by C. E. Bourne and published in 1883:


(Link to the page via google books -- my favorite source for old book research.)

I guess the good Rev. N. T. Wright isn't the first Missional Bishop after all.

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