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September Stories: GiG Missional Community

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Today we wanted to share a video from a Missional Community which is part of Riverside Church in Leeds.  The video was made over a year ago but we hope you enjoy hearing… 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

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

Growing an Oikos: Getting the Balance Right

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  One of the questions many of us have as we consider how to establish and grow Missional Communities is how do we make it both attractive and manageable for those who join… 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

Real Life Discipleship: Predictable Patterns

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  One of the things we encourage Missional Communities to develop is their own rhythm of predictable patterns. A predictable pattern is something that we might do regularly in our lives, like starting each… Continue reading

Christmas, People of Peace and what (not) to do

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  Christmas.  Rest.  Peace.  Joy.  Glory. Not if you’re a member of staff at a church – or at least that has been my experience previously. I pressured myself to plan and host… Continue reading

Foundations for MCs: Extended Families on Mission

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  One of the ways we talk about missional community is to talk about family on mission. There are some other great blog posts on the topic (a series on the 3dm UK… Continue reading

Community Values: tomorrow’s ideals or today’s reality?

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  In this blog post we’re going to explore some of the principles of how to live out the values of a shared missional community life together. When our church family first began the re-discovery… Continue reading

Top 3 Posts of 2012: Oikos

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  Today we continue our re-posting of the most popular 3 posts from 2012.  Today, an introduction to the principles of Oikos from Simon Ford.   Some of the most common questions you… Continue reading