Category Archive: How to…

Does it matter where my MC meets?

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Geography has always been a big question for our missional community. We’re called Neighbours because, like the theme song goes, ‘everybody needs good neighbours…’. Our vision is to seek God’s kingdom in our… Continue reading

How to…Train, Equip & Support MC Leaders

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  Here are a few reflections I’ve had from my time overseeing Missional Communities: Listen My number one reflection would be to make time to listen! How are the current MCs getting along?… 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

Leading Missional Communities as teams

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However a Missional Community begins, there will inevitably be a core team of people around the leader(s) in order for that community to maintain long term sustainability. Here are a few principles in… Continue reading

From Small Group to Missional Community: Part 2

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Today’s post follows on from last week’s post on tips from moving from a traditional small group to becoming a missional community.  In this post David offers some help on how to engage… Continue reading

From Small Group to Missional Community: Part 1

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Is it possible to transition from a traditional small group to a vision led Missional Community?  This question is one many of us have had to address as we have sought to develop… 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

How to…end a Missional Community

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  Are you worried about bringing a Missional Community to an end, and how that might be perceived? We don’t naturally tend to talk much about endings, as they don’t hold  the same excitement or… Continue reading

How to…lead your peers

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  Today’s post was first blogged on http://www.3dmukblog.com Today we’re exploring an issue that comes up frequently in our coaching huddles: how do we lead our peers? If we are involved in leadership,… Continue reading

Most commonly skipped steps in MCs: Stop, Look, Listen

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  Today we are re-posting one of Mike Breen’s most recent blog posts from our US counterpart website, 3DM.  There will be a new Missional Communities book released this Autumn and details of… Continue reading