I found this post linked on Pastor Randy’s blog. I think it is worthy of more conversation, and so, I hope to instigated that here on my blog too.
Missional communities continue to be an instrument by which we can live out what it means to be a missional church in the 21st Century.- Keith Haney
The new standard for information, Wikipedia, defines “missional communities” this way:
“A Missional community is a group of people, about the size of an extended family, who are united through Christian community around a common service and witness to a particular neighborhood or network of relationships.”
I have to admit that is not a bad definition. One congregation that has a robust mission community philosophy has the following as their definition and vision. This plan comes from Christianity Today.
“What is a “missional community”?
A community of Christ followers, on mission with God in obedience to the Holy Spirit that demonstrates and declares the Gospel of Jesus Christ to a particular people group.
- They are committed to having spiritual conversations that…
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