5 Questions Every Aspiring Pastor Should Ask

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.

What Makes Missional Communities Different?

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.

Defining Missional Communities Series :: Pt 5

The Practices of Missional Community: FAMILY GATHERING Over the last few weeks, we have been answering the question, “What do Missional Communities Do?” and we have summarized it into three different practices... More...

DEFINING MISSIONAL COMMUNITIES SERIES :: PT 2

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.

Defining Missional Communities Series :: Pt 1

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.