Tag Archive: bible

Sustaining a Life of Mission

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If you missed the last 2 blog posts on Sustaining a Life of Worship and Sustaining a Life of Community then we encourage you to check them out!  Today David shares some thoughts on… Continue reading

Real Questions: How can we encourage the growth of spiritual gifts in our MC?

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Missional Communities are a great space to encourage and enable people to step out in using spiritual gifts. Often a church (celebration) space is bigger and much more daunting. It is also usually… Continue reading

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

Real Questions: Making MCs ‘seeker-friendly’?

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Today’s post offers some thoughts on another of our real questions from our readers: How do we start a missional community that keeps Jesus at the centre but is still palatable to unbelievers?… 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

Sustaining a Life of Mission…Spiritual Disciplines

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  Discipline…. Ooh I can just feel the shudder down my spine! I wonder how many of us grew up in the Discipline = Death generation?? I’m fairly sure I did. I think… Continue reading

How to…engage with the prophetic in your missional community

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Prophecy is a wonderful gift from the Holy Spirit that brings life to people and connects us with the heart of our heavenly Father. Through prophecy we can hear his voice, know his… Continue reading

Community Values…LIMBS!

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  I was thinking recently about how at our church in Sheffield we are one body of people who both gather and go; we regularly come together to be sent back out again. This… Continue reading

Real Life Discipleship: Passing on the Torch

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I was reading the old Jewish story about Elijah and Elisha today, where the protege gets to see the old prophet go up to heaven, and starts to do all the cool tricks that… Continue reading

Oikos: is it sustainable?

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  Oikos, some days it just doesn’t seem efficient.   Maybe community life seems to distract you from achieving your aims or feels hard work and wears you out.  Today I’ve been thinking… Continue reading