Two Lies That Keep Families From Being Missional

When talking with parents of young children about the idea of being in a Missional Community, of joining a small group of believers who work together to declare and demonstrate the gospel, I usually get one of two responses.

Do You Recognize The Fruit of Discipleship?

Rodrick Gilbert, a disciple maker who began a discipleship movement in India that's started thousands of new churches, gives an incredible insight into the fruit of discipleship.

What Makes Missional Communities Different?

As a practitioner of missional communities, I am often asked, "What is the difference between a missional community and _____ (small group, Bible study, etc.)?" Here are the differences.

Defining Missional Communities Series :: Pt 5

The Practices of Missional Community: FAMILY GATHERING Over the last few weeks, we have been answering the question, “What do Missional Communities Do?” and we have summarized it into three different practices... More...

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.

Defining Missional Communities Series :: Pt 1

At the Austin Stone, we recently sent out a series of posts to our people on the topic of Missional Communities. In sharing these posts, our hope is that they will help you understand our church and the calling that God has given us.