Tag Archive: familyonmission

Family Stories: Margaret

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How do you know that your Missional Community is starting to exhibit the characteristics of real ‘extended family’? We’ve recently found it comes when unexpected events crop up.  Here’s our story: it’s not unique and… Continue reading

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

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

September Stories

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The Missional Community blog is back after a break over the summer! And September is story month on the blog which means over the next 3 weeks we’ll be sharing stories of Missional… 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

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

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

Real Life Discipleship: People of Peace

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  How do you actually disciple people of peace? Getting to the point of connecting with new people who are not yet following Jesus is a major milestone. For many groups this marks… Continue reading