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Becoming a community that demonstrates and shares the gospel of Jesus.

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Kingdom Misused

Kingdom Misused

An interview with Scot McKnight, and more ...
The Gift of Volunteers

The Gift of Volunteers

Operation Christmas Child’s Randy Riddle on growing and cultivating your volunteers.
Our Big Step into Community

Our Big Step into Community

Giving up autonomy and anonymity for life, messy and stinky life, together. Gulp!
Re-Placing the Church

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How a Vancouver congregation is feeling the patient power of parish.
Doing Community Behind Bars

Doing Community Behind BarsSubscriber Access Only

Prison ministry demands really practical theology.
In Word, In Deed

In Word, In DeedSubscriber Access Only

Eugene Cho on the underrated need for quiet works of justice.
Immigration Is Me

Immigration Is Me

Loving the immigrants in our midst
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Our editors have compiled our best on Missional topics from the archives. Here you'll find ground-breaking, honest, wise coverage that sets Leadership Journal apart.

Defining Missional

The word is everywhere, but where did it come from and what does it really mean?
Why THIS?
What it means to be "missional," and why it's so important.
Missional Shift or Drift?

Missional Shift or Drift?

Research shows that pastors' views of the gospel and mission are changing. But should we celebrate or repent?
Why THIS?
700 evangelical pastors were asked to assess how their perceptions of the gospel and mission had changed in the last decade. The results show a clear shift in attitudes and beliefs.
Dangers of Missionalism

Dangers of Missionalism

Even the best causes can become cold, prideful, and all-consuming.
Why THIS?
Gordon MacDonald defines missionalism as the belief that the worth of one's life is determined by the achievement of a grand objective, cautioning leaders against being consumed by an otherwise worthy cause.
Missional: Possible

Missional: Possible

Steps to transform a consumer church into a missional church.
Why THIS?
Want your church to be more "missional"? This article reveals what leaders need to do to make it happen.
An Efficient Gospel?

An Efficient Gospel?

The modern world was inclined toward reduction, efficiency, and things you can count.
Why THIS?
Tim Keel identifies what's missing from an oversimplified gospel message, including the reality that salvation starts now.
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Changing Notions of Community

Changing Notions of Community

Guiding church in a time of declining attendance.
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