Tag Archive: future

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

When the going gets tough…

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Leading a Missional Community can be hard work.  Here are some ideas on how to keep going when things get tough. When we transitioned our home group into a fledging missional community, we suddenly… 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

Three Keys to Missional Communities: 3. Growing Sustainably

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We believe MCs should be Simple, Reproducible and Sustainable; read our posts on ‘Keeping Things Simple’  and ‘Making Things Reproducible‘ from last year. This final post is all about growing sustainably so that we don’t… 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

Three Keys to Missional Communities: 2. Making Things Reproducible

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  We believe MCs should be Simple, Reproducible and Sustainable; read our first post on ‘Keeping Things Simple’ here. Today it’s all about making things reproducible. If the goal of a Missional Community… Continue reading

How are we helping kids and families to get this discipleship stuff?

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  There’s been a conversation around the movement for a while now, which over the last few months has seemed to intensify slightly. Many of you will identify with questions that we keep… Continue reading

Keep Trying!

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I’ve been reflecting this week about the communities we’ve been part of.   In the last ten years or so my wife Helen and I have led 4 communities.  Each has lasted a… Continue reading

What happens if….MC leaders step down

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  Today we start a new topic on the blog that we will intersperse with the other regular topics.  “What happens if…” is designed to help answer some of those questions for the… Continue reading