God’s original hope and intention for people–all people–that their lives and families would show the world what he is really like. You may not have been raised this way, but the next best time to begin...is now.
A missional community needs a collective vision to flourish as a family on mission together.
What makes a community a desirable place to live? What makes people happy to live where they live? What attaches a person to his or her city? Eric Swanson answers.
Find out why and how we can display the kingdom of our joyful King.
You need to care about the insights of other Christians in your life. God often speaks in the context of community, not just exclusively to an individual.
Community is something that God intended for us to have to be able to express love for one another, exhort one another, and to even suffer with one another. The idea of community can encapsulate a lot of things.
Mike Breen shares the first steps to beginning a missional community.
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.
Ben Connelly discusses incorporating and discipling kids in missional communities. (Part 3)
Ben Connelly discusses incorporating kids in missional communities. (Part 2)
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.
Three Missional Communities from The Austin Stone talk about what it looks like to collectively live on mission in their context.
There is a hidden barrier to discipleship and mission. It can creep in and destroy mission and discipleship before you know it. Find out more.
For most of us a quick image describing what we desire to say is very powerful. Here's a collection of simple images for discipleship and mission called "Napkin Theology".
Dave Ferguson shares five ways to bless your neighbors.
Todd Engstrom shares why small groups don't work, and what we can do about it.
With her missional community, Jordan uses her two days off each week to live on mission and serve the Capital Area Food Bank, because she knows that time is the Lord’s, not her own.
1. DON'T EXPECT EVERYONE TO "GET IT" This is where leaders get hung up a lot: they read a book (like Total Church), go to a conference (like Verge), develop a man crush on a leader (like Jeff Vanderstelt), ... More...
Find out from Hugh Halter why he thinks Jesus was sacrilegious with Scripture.