Francis Chan delivers this inspiring message at the Exponential: On The Verge Conference 2011. The church in the west in on the verge of either disappearing or a missional movement. A new apostolic movement will occur when every Christ follower and church gains missional “movementum.” This occurs through a process of three moves in which… Read More »
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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!
_ In this short clip from Exponential 2011: On the Verge Conference, Alex Absalom from the 3DM Network gives us the keys to an effective Missional Community. Stay tuned for more clips and full sessions from this yearâ€™s conference! Alex Absalom has served as a church leader for almost 20 years, both in the United… Read More »
“God is not going to sit around and wait on church people to get it, to prosecute His mission.” In this short clip from Exponential 2011: On the Verge, Reggie McNeal challenges everyone to begin the shift from church-centric thinking to Kingdom-centric thinking. Check out this clip from the conference and stay tuned for more clips and full sessions from this year’s conference!
“Nostalgia will move us nowhere!” Michael Frost challenges those in attendance at Exponential 2011: On the Verge to tell the dangerous story of Yahweh coming to earth as a man, before we tell stories of packed pews and loud choirs. Check out this clip from the conference and stay tuned for more clips and full sessions from this year’s conference!
“The more we divide, the less the world sees Jesus.” This is the powerful message that Leroy challenged us with at Exponential 2011: On the Verge. Check out this clip from the conference and stay tuned for more clips and full sessions from this year’s conference!
Check out this clip of Mike Breen (3DM) at Exponential 2011: On the Verge! He 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.
Check out this clip of JR Woodward during a breakout session from Exponential 2011: On the Verge. In this session he breaks down the skills and gifts of Apostle, Pastor, Evangelist, Prophet, and Teacher, and how these giftings affect the community dynamic.
To be a church for the city requires imagination – thinking outside of the norms of church and church planting. Imagination is to key for the church and itâ€™s people to see the mission as Jesus sees it. The goal in this move is for each individual and church to â€œsee it.â€ Once a follower or church is able to â€œsee itâ€ then a missional movement is possible.
Innovation is the implementation of missional imagination and to do mission as Jesus does it. The goal in this move is for each individual and church to “do it.” The outcome of every Christ follower and church living sent lives on mission is a missional movement.
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.
Check out this video from Exponential 2011: On the Verge of Neil Cole encouraging leaders to help their people “see” the mission of Jesus.
Verge recaps the Top 5 most viewed posts from April 2011.
Alan joins Stew from the Verge Network to discuss his upcoming book with Dave Ferguson, On the Verge.
The response to our 1st giveaway of this new book was so incredible that we wanted to give away even more books for FREE! We’re giving away another 10 copies of Matt Carter & Darrin Patrick’s new book, For the City!
For the City Book Preview with Darrin Patrick Darrin joins Stew with the Verge Network to talk about his and Matt Carter’s upcoming book, For The City, and what we can expect at Exponential 2011: On the Verge – BOOK GIVEAWAY! This giveaway ended April 21st This giveaway was for 10 copies of Darrin Patrick… Read More »
We spent time asking leading thinkers and practitioners to answer 7 of the most frequently asked questions about missional communities. Also, make sure to use and follow the Twitter hashtag #7questions to keep up with the conversation! Question #7: What Churches are Living Out Missional Communities? What are Some Stories of Struggle & Success? 1…. Read More »
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Question 7: What are some stories of hope and struggle you’ve encountered with Missional Communities?
Stew interviews Jo Saxton about stories of hope and struggles that are common to Missional Communities.