7 Questions Series | RECAP

We spent several months with leading thinkers and practitioners to answer 7 of the most frequently asked questions about missional communities. Join the conversation!

Hugh Halter: What do Missional Communities do?

-7 Questions Series- Question 6: What Do Missional Communities Do? That's a really good question. Sometimes, people are trying to make it look more intense than it is. All it really means is that you have some friends that you live fairly close to, sharing spontaneous life together. In our environment, we try to coach three aspects...

Lance Ford: How to Train Leaders | PRINTABLE

-7 Questions Series- Question 5: How do you train missional community leaders? In training leaders of missional communities our approach is to go easy on the leader-speak while concentrating on the “follower”-posture of being a good news or, gospel person. We want to help potential leaders carve their doing out of their being. This eliminates undo pressure and distraction on...

Hugh Halter: Question 5

-7 Questions Series- Question 5: How do you train missional community leaders? The first line of training is to actually model the behavior. So, within our church here and, what we help other churches do is to identify some existing leaders you have in your church that tend to...

Reggie McNeal: How to Train Leaders | PRINTABLE

-7 Questions- Question 5: How do you train missional community leaders? The single biggest theme in training is apprenticing so that people do it, and then they learn from it. In some cases, they're actually assigned coaches who are very serious and...

Matt Carter: How to Train Leaders | PRINTABLE

-7 Questions Series- Question 5: How do you train missional community leaders? We've changed how we're training and discipling our leaders. We've taught them, and we're teaching them, to be self-feeders versus consumers only. We're teaching them how to be self-feeders versus consumers because today in most churches, if you're a typical American Christian...

Dave Ferguson: How to Train Leaders | PRINTABLE

-7 Questions Series- Question 5: How do you train missional community leaders? I think this is a huge and really, really important question right now. First, I think we have to understand that part of being missional is thinking movemental. If we miss that, we’ll be on mission but we won't...

Jason Dukes: Question 5 & BOOK GIVEAWAY!

-7 Questions Series- Question 5: How do you train missional community leaders? Start with a commitment to consistently live the ways of Jesus together while you converse around four bottom-line questions for the purpose of drawing some...

JR Woodward: How to Train Leaders | PRINTABLE

-7 Questions Series- Question 5: How do you train missional community leaders? Developing and training leaders for missional communities begins with cultivating a discipleship ethos. We need to look at discipleship holistically, beginning with those who have yet to self-identify as Christians, and then all the way across the continuum...
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Question 4 | RECAP

Over the coming weeks, we will be asking some of the leading thinkers and practitioners to answer 7 of the most frequently asked questions about missional communities. All of the folks we'll be hearing from a... More...

Hugh Halter: Start with Mission | PODCAST

-7 Questions Series- Question 4: How do you transition your small group to missional community? Hugh Halter answers our question and looks at calling people to mission from the start. Listen to the interview and join the conversation!

Dave Ferguson: Re-Thinking Missional | PRINTABLE

-7 Questions Series- Question 4: How do you transition your small group to missional community? Dave Ferguson explains how his church took on the daunting task of changing more than the name of their groups.

Matt Smay: Are You Balanced? | PRINTABLE

-7 Questions Series- Question 4: How do you transition your small group to Missional Community? Matt Smay joins us for Question 4, and discusses discipleship in the context of community. Join the conversation!

Hugh Halter: How to Tithe Your People | PODCAST

7 Questions Series: Question 3: How do you transition your group to be more missional? Hugh Halter answers our question and looks at tithing your people rather than taking everyone with you.

Question 2 | RECAP

We asked some of the leading thinkers and practitioners to answer 7 of the most frequently asked questions about missional communities. Use and follow the Twitter hashtag #7questions to keep up with the con... More...

How A Missional Community Is Different From A Bible Study – Matt Carter

Matt Carter answers the question: What's the Difference between a Missional Community and a Bible Study? This is the second question of our 7 Questions Series leading up to the Exponential Conference. Hear what Matt has to say about challenging our people and releasing them to go on mission.

Hugh Halter: What’s the Difference? | PODCAST

Listen in as Stew interviews Hugh Halter on Question 2 of the 7 Questions Series: How is a Missional Community different from a traditional Bible Study? Hugh will also be joining us for future questions in the series, so stay tuned!

How to Redeem your Hang Out: Hirsch & Ford

Alan Hirsch and Lance Ford explore cultural savvy and the art of redeeming our hang outs. Check out what they have to say in Part 7 of our BOOK PREVIEW of their book Right Here, Right Now.

What’s the difference?

Recently we started the "7 Questions" Series to explore some of the burning questions about Missional Communities. Right now we are exploring the question, "What's the difference between a Missional Communi... More...