Observers were happy to do nothing and give nothing but just come to watch the show each week, not unlike the people who hit the brakes when driving past a nasty car wreak to gaze and grin. Consumers likewise gave and did ncthing but were always wantins more and making denands for more goods and services from me. Participants were the handfull ofpeople who had bought ioto the idea of the church being a missionary to our city. They came to church seeking a way to serve a greater mission and were enormously encouraging
From the book "Confessions of a Reformission Rev.: Hard Lessons from an Emerging Missional Church (Leadership Network Innovation Series)"