Equipping God's People to Create Missional Culture

Developing a Communal Rhythm of Life for Missional Communities (Mid-sized Groups) – Part 3

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After taking some time to define mid-sized groups, communal rhythm of life and missional spaces in Part 1, and giving some reasons why the five focal concerns of the five equippers makes for a solid approach to developing a communal … Continue reading

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Developing a Communal Rhythm of Life for Missional Communities (Mid-sized Groups) – Part 2

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How do we move from a meeting oriented approach to groups to a more dynamic life engaging rhythmic approach?  In part 1, I started to answer this question by defining mid-sized groups, communal rhythm of life and missional spaces.  Today … Continue reading

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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 to those … Continue reading

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Focused Sessions @ Ecclesia National Gathering 2011

I’m looking forward to our (Ecclesia Network) National Gathering that is taking place this week in Washington, D.C.  The focus this year is spiritual formation for missional communities.  Todd Hunter and Marykate Morse are a couple of the speakers this … Continue reading

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A Primer on Today’s Missional Church

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With the buzz about the missional church, and a the desire to acquaint people in the congregations I serve on the topic, I decided to write a primer on today’s missional church. A primer is designed to introduce someone to … Continue reading

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