Jonathan K. Dodson

Author | Christ is All | Pastor

How to Keep Missional Communities Healthy

October 28, 2011

One of the questions I’m asked most is: “How do you keep missional communities healthy?” “How do you help them grow?” At Austin City Life, we’ve learned this one the hard way. Among the many mistakes we’ve made, you can include: Installing (unqualified) leaders too fast Multiplying without vision or a clear process Making mission a project and unclear in focus We’ve rectified these failures through listening to our leaders, developing several tools, and then training them accordingly. Before pointing to


Music for the City – Album Release Party (friday!)

October 5, 2011

I’m excited to announce the Music for the City Album II Release Party this Friday at the Parish. The line-up includes some of the best and upcoming artists in Austin such as: Cowboy & Indian, Black Books, & Miranda Dodson. Proceeds go to support the great work of Mobile Loaves & Fishes in clothing, feeding, and housing the homeless! Buy your tickets in advance, get an extra for a friend, and come to support a great cause and enjoy great