How to…occupy social space as a Missional Community

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The term “social space” is borrowed from a theory within sociology which identifies different sized groupings that form community.   Social space describes the extended-family sized group that we have identified as a missing… Continue reading

Growing an Oikos: getting people to commit!

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  I wonder if you have been here:  You’ve come up with a plan for mission in your community, you’re doing something new and are excited about it.  There is a core team on… Continue reading

New Resource for Family Missional Communities!

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  We are very excited that the first resource we’ve produced specifically for those leading Family based Missional Communities is now available! Families on Mission: Ideas & Inspiration for leading a Families Missional… Continue reading

Three Keys to Missional Communities: 2. Making Things Reproducible

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  We believe MCs should be Simple, Reproducible and Sustainable; read our first post on ‘Keeping Things Simple’ here. Today it’s all about making things reproducible. If the goal of a Missional Community… Continue reading

Sustaining a Life of Mission: On not burning out!

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  How do you feed yourself while holding down a job/family/life and leading a Missional Community? Most of us manage to keep ourselves physically fed even when resources are tight. We know it’s… Continue reading

Three Keys to Missional Communities: 1. Keeping things Simple

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  How do you keep the life of a missional community simple? How can you avoid making things too complicated? Planning your missional community diary can be daunting. It can seem like there’s… Continue reading

Kids, Fun, Mission & Halloween

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A question I have been asking recently is: “Can I really infuse missionary fun for kids into the headache that is Halloween?” Halloween has always caused a headache for church kids & youth… Continue reading

It’s OK to Fail

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  Have you read the latest blogpost from the 3DM Leadership Blog? Learning from Mistakes   One of the themes we post on periodically is called ‘When it went wrong…and what we learnt’.… Continue reading

Changing seasons: what does that mean for our MC?

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Well it feels as if Autumn is well and truly underway here in the north of the UK and it’s amazing how quickly the shift of seasons can happen. A week ago our… Continue reading

Does Summer means 6 weeks off from being a Missionary?

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We’ve nearly made it to the end of another school year.  Last night our team celebrated their final Kidz Klub before the summer holidays.  They’ve worked hard and it is rightly time to… Continue reading