Leadership

Coaching MC Leaders

Jeff Vanderstelt from Soma teaches how to draw out what’s happening in missional community leaders through a simple coaching paradigm.
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Men & Women in MC Leadership

Jeff Vanderstelt from Soma begins this training looking at the Genesis account in which we see that men and women are created equally in the image of God with different roles to play.
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The Bible in a Missional Community

How do we grow in looking at the Word of God and letting it shape and speak to our lives?
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Using a Missional Community Meeting

This training provides a thorough set of things to keep in mind when planning a weekly meeting as well as a list of possible activities for weekly meetings.
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Forming a Missional Community Covenant

Jeff Vanderstelt from Soma shares that an effective covenant starts with what the MC believes about the gospel and their identities.
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Prayer in a Missional Community

Jeff Vanderstelt from Soma shares some practical ways that we can train our people to pray like the early church did – in humble submission to God preceding His mission and movement.
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APEST in a Missional Community

Jeff Vanderstelt from Soma teaches from Ephesians 4 that God has given to the church apostles, prophets, evangelists, shepherds, and teachers (APEST) so that the whole body can grow up into fullness in every way.
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Spirit-Dependence | Part 2

In the second part of Soma’s Spirit-Dependence training, Jeff Vanderstelt teaches that a primary role of the Holy Spirit is to empower us to glorify God in all things as we make disciples who make disciples.
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Spirit Dependence | Part 1

In the first part of Soma’s Spirit-Dependence training, Jeff Vanderstelt teaches about the person of the Holy Spirit and how we can battle our flesh with the Spirit as we live life on mission
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Hospitality in an MC

Jeff Vanderstelt from Soma teaches that gospel hospitality is necessary as an environment in which people come to know the good news about Jesus Christ, experience it, and get changed by it.
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Womanhood as God Intended

What does it look like to live out the kind of womanhood that Jesus has rescued women to express? Jeff Vanderstelt teaches on the call of women as image bearers
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Manhood as God Intended

What does it look to live out the kind of manhood that God has rescued men to express? Jeff Vanderstelt teaches on the call for men to work, sacrificially lead, and love as image bearers who have a unique role
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Staying Healthy as a Leader

How do we follow Jesus' example in caring for our souls to stay healthy as leaders? Jeff Vanderstelt teaches on how leaders can think through the implementation of daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly rhythms...
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Missional Community Logistics

How can a missional community manage logistics effectively in the midst of busy schedules and numerous kids?
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Strengthening Missional Communities

After listening to questions that missional practitioners have been asking, this series has been crafted to provide key resourcing to build upon the foundation of our previous video training.
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The Role of Elders and Deacons

What are the roles of elders and deacons in Soma? What are the the roles, responsibilities, and rhythms of elders and deacons...
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The Role of Elders

What are the roles of elders and what are the primary perspectives they lead from? Hear about some of the distinctives of  leadership....
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Coaching Missional Communities

What are the best practices for coaching missional communities in a way that is helpful and sustainable? The main goal of coaches is to move the missional ball forward...
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APEST Implications for a Missional Community

How does the Ephesians 4 equipping paradigm of apostle, prophet, evangelist, shepherd, teacher (APEST) play out in missional communities? Jeff Vanderstelt teaches that we need all five of these people gifts ...
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Developing Apprentice Leaders

How do you identify, train up, and send out apprentice leaders as missional communities move towards multiplication? Jeff Vanderstelt shares that his first step
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How to Transition to Missional Communities

How do you transition to a missional community structured church? Jeff Vanderstelt shares that the starting point is theologically convicted leadership, new metrics for success...
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Planting vs. Transitioning to Missional Communities

What are the factors to consider when deciding whether to transition a church to missional communities or begin planting new churches with a missional community focus? Jeff Vanderstelt presents different approaches...
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Missional Communities As Primary Organizing Structure

What does it take to raise up disciples who are increasingly submitting all of life to the empowering presence and Lordship of Jesus? Jeff Vanderstelt teaches that this kind of discipleship necessitates life-on-life...
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How to Equip a Missional Community

In this training series, Jeff Vanderstelt provides a comprehensive “101” equipping for missional communities, addressing 24 key topics related to missional community life.
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Missional Community Church Realities

Churches that are structured around missional communities face a diverse range of challenges and questions. How do you develop apprentices... Read more »
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How to Form a Missional Community

What are the necessary elements for forming and leading a missional community?
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