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The Chief End of Missional Communities

Mission is the result of joy. If mission is lacking, it’s because joy and delight in God are lacking. Giving of yourself can be one of the greatest gifts to yourself. Joy comes from glorifying God on mission.
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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.
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What is Consumerism?

Consumers, simply speaking, are people who purchase goods and services to meet a perceived need. In the most basic of forms, consumption is...
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Missional Minded Youth Ministry

John Moores, a youth pastor from Canton, Ohio, shares how God is using missional communities to transform the lives of his students.
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Gospel Motivations (Pt. 2) – Neil Cole

"If we're motivating people with an inspiring moment, guilt, shame and fear, or even a paycheck we give them every other week, then we are not motivated by the Gospel. And I for one don't want to be a part of a movement that isn't motivated by the love of Jesus." Neil Cole
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Renovation Church – Atlanta, GA

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.
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Sacred Space – Soma Communities

http://vimeo.com/25145667 Learn more about Sacred Space.   One of the ways our communities love and serve their neighborhoods is by...
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How To Be A Disciple Who Makes Disciples

"I was learning to listen to again, but the Lord would only give me so much and then I had to do something about it. I was learning to listen and put into practice."
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There Is No Plan B To Disciplemaking – Kevin Peck

What Jesus did with His 3 years of ministry was invest in a few, entrusting the message to 12 men. There was no Plan B to his master plan for world evangelization. There was only 1 plan: Disciplemaking.