Inside vs. outside
Reflect on your own ministry and consider what percentage of your time is devoted to inward spiritual development (inside the body) as opposed to how much time and energy is focused outside the body.
Brandon Hatmaker has formed the missional communities of his church in such a way that they devote 50% of their time and energy inward and 50% of their time and energy outward. They do this by meeting twice a month for their own edification as a group (inward focus), and then twice a month for serving the city or loving their neighbors (outward focus).
Brandon’s slogan: “Give away as much as you keep” - spending 50% of their time beyond themselves and 50% on themselves.