Connecting the dots
by Mark van den Steenhoven | 83 reactions

When you're part of the missional movement then you've probably heard about UP-IN-OUT. If you're not familiar with this: reading the gospels we can see how Jesus divides his time between three relationships in his life. The upward relationship with God the Father, the inward relationships with fellow christians and the outward relati...

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Celebrating our differences
by Jacolien van den Steenhoven | 14 reactions

This is the second part of our blog series focusing on celebrating our differences and today we're talking about Thinking and Feeling. To be honest because I am a Thinker and Sharon is a Feeler it is very relevant for us as a team. As we said in our previous post all personality preferences are good and can be used to benefit the people in o...

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Integrated Life
by Mark van den Steenhoven | 0 reactions

This is a word I'm using quite a lot in the last year and especially when it's about missional discipleship. A definition of integration which I found is: combining or coordinating seperate elements so as to provide a harmonious, interrelated whole. 

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Living in expectation
by Jacolien van den Steenhoven | | 3 reactions

If I'm honest often when I look forward at what God can do in my life my expectations are quite low. I guess if they are not too high then I won't be too disappointed. If something positive happens, like an unexpected meeting, a gift, a healing or a breakthrough in a long term issue then that is obviously a bonus!

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Celebrating our differences
by Jacolien van den Steenhoven | Extraverts - Introverts | 0 reactions

Recently Sharon and I (Jacolien) have noticed there has been a steady flow of blogs addressing the challenges that introverts face in our society which is so dominated by extroversion.
We are both extraverts and as such we've been reflecting (well talking actually), about how both types can value and get the best out of each other. Th...

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Light Party, the week after
by Mark van den Steenhoven | Light Party, the week after | 1 reaction

Last week Jacolien wrote a blog about our plans to organise a Light Party on Halloween. Today I want to share our missional community’s reflections as we look back on what was a really special evening for us. You can also read some of the comments people made who received Heavenly blessings.

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