I always hear stories of men who had a passion for God’s mission, but ended up jaded and burnt out. That's why it's so important for young leaders to ask themselves these 5 questions while contemplating pastoral ministry or church planting.
Is a missional community something new, or just a repackaging of an old idea? Find out here.
Ever wondered how you can practically lead groups toward mission and develop a leadership pipeline that reproduces disciples and leaders? Check out this Cohort.
Many people are overworked and burned out in ministry because of a fear of this. Find out what it is and what to do about it.
Being in a suburban missional community is not always awesome or easy but the suburbs are a great place for a community on mission. These 7 tips will help.
Although there are a number of reasons why we have chosen to implement missional communities, there are 3 critical ones you should know.
What do missional communities actually do? Todd Engstrom gives an overview.
Here's one sure way to make sure that you do NOT start a missional movement.
This is a simple tool for making disciples in everyday life.
Guest post by Todd Engstrom Perhaps the single most frequently asked question I receive with respect to missional communities is “what do we do with our children?”. The questions “how do we handle kids?” ... More...
As a practitioner of missional communities, I am often asked, "What is the difference between a missional community and _____ (small group, Bible study, etc.)?" Here are the differences.
Summer is a hard time to start new things, but it’s a great time to adapt a lot of your existing practices to the challenges of a summer rhythm.
This is the final post in our short series on Missional Community as it is envisioned here at The Austin Stone.
Todd Engstrom continues the series on missional communities and shares about Life Transformation Groups.
This week, let’s take a look at Third Place, which helps us to grow in our outward lives, that is, our pursuit of those far from God.
We’re continuing a series of posts on Missional Communities at the Austin Stone. Last week, we answered the question “Why Missional Community?”, and this week we’ll define what a Missional Community is.
At the Austin Stone, we recently sent out a series of posts to our people on the topic of Missional Communities. In sharing these posts, our hope is that they will help you understand our church and the calling that God has given us.
There is a hidden barrier to discipleship and mission. It can creep in and destroy mission and discipleship before you know it. Find out more.
Todd Engstrom shares why small groups don't work, and what we can do about it.