The Mission Table: Renewing Congregation and Community

by Stephen P. Bouman. Augsburg Fortress , 2013.

This resource intertwines personal story and biblical insight with tools for leadership development, all of which culminates to help facilitate missional conversations.


biblical reflection, tools for leadership development, study questions each chapter

Best For

Protestant clergy and lay leaders


purchase as a book

Suggested Uses

  • Facilitate missional conversations by creating safe spaces for "listening tables," where individual's dreams, passions, and gifts can be realized to revitalize the church's mission.
  • Develop congregational leaders and emphasize the importance of listening by using this book as a resource during leadership retreats, taking advantage of the study questions found in each chapter.

About the Contributor

Marie Fleming

Marie Fleming was a contract resource consultant for the Center for Congregations. Her consulting practice includes congregation-based Permaculture Design and equipping congregations for creation care.

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