Want to know how to have real community? In this 2 minute video clip from the Verge Conference, Francis Chan begins to answer the question that so many of us are asking - how can we have real community? The answer that Francis gives might surprise you.
Check out this clip of Jo Saxton at Exponential 2011: On the Verge, as she fields the question: "What do you do with children in your missional community?" She offers great insight into the mindset, flexibility, and creativity required by parents to bring their children into God's mission. In fact, kids may be the best evangelists in your group!
Want to reach your neighbors but don't know how? Here's a simple tool for reaching your neighbors (without all the awkwardness).
Alex Absalom gives us the keys to an effective Missional Community.
The big point is this: Jesus loves children. In fact, He REALLY REALLY LOVES children! Love for children is very close to the Father's heart, and thus to the heart of Jesus. This means that for all of us, whether we're married or single, young or old, children should be a priority.
-7 Questions Series- Question 6: What do Missional Communities do? Missional communities will vary across contexts, but they must be rooted in gospel; identity first, then methods and theory. What we've found is that if Christians love the gospel, they'll be willing to do incredible things for the sake of making Jesus known to those around them. At The Austin Stone...
Over the coming weeks, we will be asking some of the leading thinkers and practitioners to answer 7 of the most frequently asked questions about missional communities. In this installment, Hugh Halter tackles the question, â€œWhat is a missional community?â€ What do you think about Hugh's definition? Does it leave you with any additional questions? Join the conversation...
Francis Chan explains what Verge is all about, how God is really doing something, and how we really on the verge of seeing something new happen in our churches.