What does success in ministry really look like? Mike Breen explains.
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Mike Breen shares the first steps to beginning a missional community.
One of the things we talk about a lot in regards to Missional Communities is that they need to be balanced in the way that Jesus’ life was balanced. Mike Breen shares.
Those original temptations of appetite, affirmation and ambition are slowly insinuating themselves into everything we call church. We just often don't recognize it or see it.
Mike Breen looks more at that idea of fruitfulness and why we should put all of our time, attention and energy into it.
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Mike Breen shares a state of the evangelical union telling where we've been in the past year and ideas of what the future holds.
Mike Breen discusses what size has to do with mission.
Mike Breen discusses what’s missing from the missional conversation.
We've been doing Missional Communities for years and years, and in that time, we've always tried to boil it down to the most essential ingredients to help pass it on to others.
"I was learning to listen to again, but the Lord would only give me so much and then I had to do something about it. I was learning to listen and put into practice."
Are our development programs about releasing leaders to the missional frontier? Or, more likely, are they about recruiting volunteers to keep the machine of the church running?
How celebrity, consumerism and competition are killing the church in America.
The secrets to community are based on understanding how God created the church to exist and function. What could happen if our groups learned to live them out?
We are used to running programs and 501c3 organizations yet don't understand how the church is supposed to function like a family.
What we need is a way of making and moving people so that as we make disciples, we release them into their destiny of pushing into new Kingdom-frontier. Church-as-Corporation doesn't do this.
Insight and advice on how to practically launch, sustain and multiply Missional Communities, from the authors of the new book, Launching Missional Communities-- A Field Guide.
Discipleship and disciple-making are key to any movement of the gospel. Mike Breen explains how to make missional disciples that lead to missional movements.
I think the fruit of our lives will reveal the root of our lives. So if we are creating disciples who are far from the people we see in scripture as the rule and not the exception, we must ask ourselves why this is the case and how we can change that reality.
It's time we start being brutally honest about the missional movement that has emerged in the last 10-15 years: Chances are better than not it's going to fail. Find out why.
Mike Breen reminds us that "Attractional" and "Missional" are two ends of the same spectrum, and that missional communities need to be attractive in their missional work.