In this short video clip, Jeff Vanderstelt and Caesar Kalinowski explain why a Missional Community is not primarily a weekly meeting.
"I'd rather be in a pit guarded by the Taliban, with Jesus, than sitting in my comfortable house building up my retirement, without Him." Francis Chan, in this powerful video clip.
Is there a more fruitful way to disciple than simply giving all we can to as many as possible? Find out in the Part 3 of this series on disciple-making.
Part 5 - Here are 10 more simple ways that you can engage your city with gospel intentionality.
Is there a more fruitful way to disciple than simply giving all we can to as many as possible? Find out in the Part 2 of this series on disciple-making.
Insight and advice on how to practically launch, sustain and multiply Missional Communities, from the authors of the new book, Launching Missional Communities-- A Field Guide.
I think the fruit of our lives will reveal the root of our lives. So if we are creating disciples who are far from the people we see in scripture as the rule and not the exception, we must ask ourselves why this is the case and how we can change that reality.
It's time we start being brutally honest about the missional movement that has emerged in the last 10-15 years: Chances are better than not it's going to fail. Find out why.
Mike Breen reminds us that "Attractional" and "Missional" are two ends of the same spectrum, and that missional communities need to be attractive in their missional work.
In this session, Dr. Tim Keller talks about the importance of cities throughout history and the biblical call to reach our cities. Unlike any other place, the urban core is a broad collection of culture, innovation, and need. Here, Keller, gives a biblical theology of the city, how fast they change, and how urban churches should look. This talk encourages us with a redeemed perspective of the "why", "what", and "how" to reach our cities.
Imagination is key in order for God's people to see the mission as Jesus sees it. The goal in this move is for each individual and church to "see it." Once a follower or church is able to "see it" then a missional movement is possible.
Pastor Brian Jones tells of the response he got from one "nationally recognized" pastor when Brian told him that he hadn't figured out the whole small group thing yet. Brian said the pastor's response was something like this...
Jeff Vanderstelt and his Missional Community at Soma share their heart for wanting to see Jesus glorified in their neighborhood and all of Tacoma.
Leonce Crump and his Missional Community at Renovation Church talk about the joys and challenges of planting a church in a diverse neighborhood in Atlanta.
We spent several months with leading thinkers and practitioners to answer 7 of the most frequently asked questions about missional communities. Join the conversation!