WHOLISTIC MISSIONAL COMMUNITIES This is the final post in our short series on Missional Community as it is envisioned here at The Austin Stone. In case you missed them: Why Missional Communities? What is a Missional Community? MC Practice 1 – Life Transformation Groups MC Practice 2 – Third Place MC Practice 3 –… Read More »
Scott and April adopted two sons from Haiti, which eventually led them to selling everything and moving their entire family to the same poverty stricken country that their adopted children came from.
Mike Breen discusses what’s missing from the missional conversation.
Jeff Mangum share three simple ways to be missional this Halloween.
Dhati Lewis discusses the Church being a family, not an orphanage and explains the difference between the two.
Check out the Missional Marriage Series! Paul Tripp answers the question, “What is unique about marriage that makes it a forum for mission?
John Piper discusses why the church should focus on reaching the unreached. Matthew 24:14 says, “And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come.” This is part of a series by Verge Network called Reaching the Unreached. If you… Read More »
“Is not the mission of God to see people not only reconciled to Himself, but diverse bodies of people reconciled to one another as well?” Leonce Crump
Find out from Hugh Halter why he thinks Jesus was sacrilegious with Scripture.
I think in many ways we try to invite people in our cities into forms and things that we do that are totally inconsistent with the lives that they lead. So, I’m going to go back to this idea of a missionary. Who are you expecting to be a missionary if all you do are… Read More »
What if we took the words of Jesus seriously, and began to live incarnational lives? This is what Sara has by moving to the South Bronx, one of the poorest neighborhood in the US, to live amongst the people who need to see Jesus.
Todd Engstrom describes what a missionary is.
“The only thing that can sustain incarnational mission is love. Legalism, moralism, obligation, vision, or energy will not be able to sustain it.” When we think about leadership development we often think we need godly people who have the gift of leadership and entrepreneurship. These things are good, but the only quality that cultivates love… Read More »
We’ve been doing Missional Communities for years and years, and in that time, we’ve always tried to boil it down to the most essential ingredients to help pass it on to others.
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.
Mike Breen, Alan Hirsch, Jo Saxton and Jeff Vanderstelt discuss how we can recover the power of the gospel among ordinary people.
Everyone who participates gets a FREE chapter from Matt Carter & Halim Suh’s newest study, Creation Restored.
“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.”