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Missional Communities series | Final Post

Well folks, this is our last post in our long-running Missional Communities series. And what better way to end it than by ending without new content; rather, an easy reference list of each of the past posts. Hope you find this helpful in the months and years to come.

Once again, if you’re really wanting to dive into Missional Communities, I can’t recommend our book long or loud enough,Launching Missional Communities: A Field Guide.

Lastly, if you’re unfamiliar with Missional Communities, I suggest a quick detour to this Wikipedia article, it’ll help familiarize you with the ideas, history, terms, theology and basics on practice.

Without further adue, here’s the Missional Communities series:

Post #1 | Keld Dahlman’s 6 principles for creating an extended family

Post #2 | A video of me answering, “What is a Missional Community?”

Post #3 | Essential ingredients of a Missional Community

Post #4 | Story of a skatepark Missional Community for teenagers

Post #5 | First step in starting a Missional Community

Post #6 | Transitioning a church to MCs without killing it

Post #7 | How the various Ephesians 4 base gifts lead MCs differently

Post #8 | How do immature Ephesians 4 base gifts function?

Post #9 | Identifying which Ephesians 4 base gift you are

Post #10 | Story of a family-based Missional Community

Post #11 | Why Missional Communities function better in groups of 20-50

Post #12 | Chances are, you’ve already led a Missional Community

Post #13 | Blog reviews of the book, Launching Missional Communities

Post #14 | Missional Communities in the early church: Part 1

Post #15 | Missional Communities in the early church: Part 2

Post #16 | Missional Communities in the early church: Part 3

Post #17 | Story of a Missional Community in Seattle and Kenya

Post #18 | Missional Communities, meals and practical advice

Post #19 | Jo Saxton and Michael Stewart talking Missional Communities

Post #20 | Pairing Missional Communities with Persons of Peace

Post #21 | How to disciple people to do mission

Post #22 | The real engine of Missional Communities

Bonus Post | Top 10 Reasons Missional Communities fail
                               a. Reasons 1-5
                               b. Reasons 6-10




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9 Responses to Missional Communities series | Final Post

  1. Rich & Jan Schleier 2011/05/18 at 2:40 am #

    Dear Friends,

    Our Missional Community kicks off this Saturday, May 21st here in the Phoenix Area. We are part of Paul Sorenson’s Hope Church and we are excited to see what God has in store for us. We covet your prayers and ask that the Holy Spirit have His way with us. I would highlight and underscore Mike’s recommendation regarding the Field Guide.

    In His Service,

    Rich & Jan Schleier

  2. The Neemanns 2011/05/18 at 8:44 pm #

    Thank you once again Mike!!! Have an AMAZING Holy Spirit “time off”!! xo

    • Rich & Jan Schleier 2011/05/18 at 9:18 pm #

      Couldn’t agree more! Please pray for us. Our Missional Community kicks off this Saturday at 5:30 p.m. Phoenix Time. We covet your prayers and look forward to seeing you one day soon.

      Hugs and Stuff, Rich & Jan Schleier

  3. Brad Wright 2011/06/16 at 11:48 pm #

    Kindle version?

    • Mike Breen 2011/06/17 at 3:58 am #

      Hoping to. Amazon does some interesting things with price-setting for publishes (i.e. gauging) and it may not be economically feasible. We’re certainly hoping it will be.

  4. Erin 2013/05/02 at 11:06 am #

    Just want to let you know that the link from post #10 actually takes you back to post #9. Thanks!

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