Tag Archive: mission

Coaching Conversations: Stop Looking for People of Peace!

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We have a vision for a multicultural church with numerous missional communities made up of different parts of the world.  Easier said than done, especially when starting from scratch.  A recent conversation with… Continue reading

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

Christmas, People of Peace and What (Not) to Do

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[This was originally posted 2 years ago..we thought it was a great post so wanted to remind you of it!] Christmas.  Rest.  Peace.  Joy.  Glory. Not if you’re a member of staff at… Continue reading

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

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

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: OUT

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This is the second 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

Are Missional Communities just ‘Miniature’ Church?

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Question: We are interested in Missional Communities and have read somewhere that the only rule is that they don’t do ‘miniature church’ on Sundays. Why is that? Our desire for missional communities not… Continue reading