Category Archive: Foundations of MCs

Building a M.I.S.S.I.O.N.A.L. Culture

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Here are some of the marks of a M.I.S.S.I.O.N.A.L culture – can you see them in your culture or how could they begin to shape how you and your people live? M –… Continue reading

But How Can I Make Missional Communities Work With…? Part Two

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This is the second part to a post published last week which asked the question Are the principles of Missional Communities really transferable?   Today, Ben gives some more response to that question.… Continue reading

But how can I make Missional Communities work with…? PART ONE

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Are the principles behind missional communities really transferable? Can you really make a community fruitful in any context? I’ve got to be honest, I think the answer is yes. You can do a… Continue reading

ABCs of UP, IN, OUT: IN

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This is the last in a 3-part series designed to help your Missional Community have a good balance of UP (focus on relationship with God), IN (focus on relationships with each other) and… Continue reading

ABCs of UP, IN, OUT: OUT

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This is the second in a 3-part series designed to help your Missional Community have a good balance of UP (focus on relationship with God), IN (focus on relationships with each other) and… Continue reading

ABC’s of Up, In and Out: UP

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Today we start a 3-part series designed to help your Missional Community have a good balance of UP (focus on relationship with God), IN (focus on relationships with each other) and OUT (focus… Continue reading

The Idiots Guide to Missional Vision!

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What is missional vision, and how do you get it? A missional vision sets out where you and your group are going – it is your defining purpose. It’s all about seeing a… Continue reading

Are Missional Communities just ‘Miniature’ Church?

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Question: We are interested in Missional Communities and have read somewhere that the only rule is that they don’t do ‘miniature church’ on Sundays. Why is that? Our desire for missional communities not… Continue reading

Growing an Oikos: Changing a Culture

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  In the second part of our series looking at how we develop Families on Mission, Gareth Irvine suggests how to create a culture where everyone belongs to the family and everyone participates… Continue reading

Growing an Oikos: Changing Mindsets

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  Today we start a new mini-series all about how to help you make the shift from thinking about church in terms of a series of events, towards becoming an extended family on… Continue reading