Keeping Going

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An essential part of the journey of a disciple and a leader is the point at which they realize the vision God has called them to is impossible,  it can’t be done.  … Continue reading

Happy New Year!

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Happy New Year to you all from the Missional Communities blog team!  We hope you’ve enjoyed reading this blog over the past year – if you were a new reader in 2014 then… Continue reading

BIG QUESTIONS OF 2014

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  As this year draws to a close we look back and ask What were the big questions we were asking about Missional Communities in 2014?   In no particular order, from this… Continue reading

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