As you lead a missional community you will come across many different types of people. The following are six types of people I have encountered while leading. It should also be noted that people may display characteristics of each at different phases, and ultimately our goal as leaders is to help everyone understand their identity […]Read more "6 Types of People In Your MC"
In all of the “missional community” talk it can be good to pause from time to time and ask some questions: Am I really a part of a missional community? Is “missional community” just a new name for “small group”? What is our mission anyway? Here are 4 signs that you are part of a […]Read more "4 Signs That You Are Part Of A “Missional Community”"
Last week Nate Navarro posted (read it here) giving us three things not to do when leading a missional community. One of the things Nate pointed out was that we should not de-value Sundays. Here is a follow up to that giving practical ways missional communities can value Sunday gatherings. 1. Prayerfully approach Sundays Develop […]Read more "5 Ways Missional Communities Can Value Sundays"
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), and suddenly expect everybody in their community to “get it”. The reality is that all of […]Read more "3 Things “Not To Do” If You’re Leading A Missional Community"
As we are leading people on Jesus’ mission of making disciples it is always important to stop and reflect to make sure that we are being a healthy family. Below are five questions that we have found helpful when reflecting on our MCs. Do we have a clearly defined mission for making disciples and are […]Read more "Missional Community Health: 5 Critical Questions"