“Whether you live in the United States or elsewhere, whether you read books or blogs, listen to podcasts, or simply talk with friends over dinner, people are starting to talk about a new, vibrant expression of church that is emerging in the hearts and minds of all these people at one time.

They are being called different things in different places, but the idea is the same: A group of people, about the size of an extended family, doing the mission of God together outside the regular confines of the church building.”

Launching Missional Communities: A Field Guide by Mike Breen & Alex Absalom