Carey is the Missional Communities Pastor of Journey Church. He and his wife, Patti, have served in churches in Louisiana and Texas training others in missional living. Carey works as a hospice chaplain and freelance workplace chaplain.
Check out part one to this blog post here. Our practice of Family Tables is certainly nothing new, but simply an expression of missional community for our context. Shared meals have been an important part of missional communities for…
The Backstory When we introduced missional communities to our church just over a year ago, the concept was new, not only to the members, but also to some of the leadership. People thought they had a basic idea of…
Healthy families raise their children then send them out to begin families of their own. Healthy churches mature disciples then send them out to begin new faith families and start new churches. Picture this scenario. A married couple has…
The practice of hospitality is a mandate of scripture. Romans 12:13, Hebrews 13:2, and 1 Peter 4:9 all encourage us to “practice,” “show,” and “offer” hospitality. Opening your home to host gatherings like your missional community or a DNA…
Someone once said nothing reveals sin in the heart like calling people to mission. Opportunities for a missional community to serve and bless others often come into conflict with our schedules, preferences, convenience, or comfort. How we respond to…
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