In addition to the rowboat/sailboat analogy, we also used the analogy of cruise ship vs. battleship. On a cruise ship people wander the decks and critique the food and entertainment. On a battleship people are on a mission together. Each person has an assignment to fulfill, a duty to perform.

In a cruise ship church, people spend their time critiquing Sunday morning assembly. They complain about the programs and people. In a battleship church people join together in their common mission. How do you see our common mission? What is your part to play?