Practicals On Missional Community

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.

Why The Missional Movement Will Fail (Pt 2)

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.

The Meaning of Missional – Jeff Vanderstelt

http://vimeo.com/21660618 There is much confusion about the meaning of the word "missional." Does the word just refer to social justice? Does it just refer to evangelism? Is it just another type of church gr... More...

Why The Missional Movement Will Fail

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.

On The Verge

http://vimeo.com/25103072 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.... More...

Why People Avoid Mission – Jeff Vanderstelt

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g_ou5MEewPM In this short clip from Exponential 2011: On the Verge, Jeff Vanderstelt, of SOMA Communities, speaks on How to Lead a Movement. This clip helps us to hear what ou... More...

Children in Your Missional Community – Jo Saxton

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!

Mission & Attraction

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.

Dave Gibbons: Adaptation to Change | VIDEO

http://vimeo.com/14629545 There is an undercurrent of anxiety in the evangelical world, and a hunger for something new. And we're sensing the urgency of it. We need fresh, creative counterintuitive ways o... More...

Gospel Fluency

In this training session Jeff unpacks the Gospel and what it looks like to be fluent in the Gospel. In other words, the Gospel has to become second nature if we are to engage in the mission of God effectively.

How to Build Community

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jePGylrJWhM In this video Alan Hirsch answers the question: "How do we truly build community?"... More...

Matt Carter: Innovation in Mission | VIDEO

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.
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Rob Wegner: Imagine a Missional Movement | VIDEO

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.

Missional Community: Austin Stone | FILMS

Lawson and Paul talk about how God is using their Missional Community from The Austin Stone to make disciples in their current context with international students at The University of Texas at Austin.