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.


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.

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)

"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
Neil Cole

Gospel Motivations (Pt. 1)

If the Gospel doesn't motivate your people, then you can shout and scream and dance and try to motivate them and you'll never see a movement. Find out why.
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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 restoring things that are broken. This video is a story from Soma co...
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How To Pastor With The End In Mind

David Platt and Matt Carter discuss what it means to be a church with a DNA for the nations. Learn how your church can be more involved in spreading the gospel.