Tag Archive: People of peace

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

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

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

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

Stories from Switzerland

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  Today we post some testimonies and stories that have come from the Zurich Vineyard church who have been engaging in developing Missional Communities for a while now.  We hope they inspire and… Continue reading

Our Mission Our Story: Engage, Paris

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  How does a home group become a missional community? In 2010 our home group felt called to something more outward-focused and learn what being an extended family on mission together might look… Continue reading

Foundations for MCs: Communities of Good News

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  Today we continue our series on Foundations for Missional Communities, the titles of which are taken from our latest book, Leading Missional Communities.  Previous posts have been: Communities of Discipleship Extended Families… 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: Finding the Person of Peace

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Finding the Person of Peace is a very important principle in our leading of a Missional Community. Jesus sets out the Person of Peace strategy in Luke 10:1-16. Jesus commissioned the 72 disciples… Continue reading