Soma offers a variety of resources to equip you to start and develop Gospel Communities. Whether you’re an established Gospel Community leader, an aspiring leader, a church planter, or simply want to learn how to be more intentional with the people around you, these resources are available for you.
Saturatetheworld.com is Soma’s online resource platform.
We encourage you to study these guides as a Gospel Community if you ever need a refresher on the basics, or if you’re planning to start a community.
Communities on mission starter – The essential concepts and first steps toward becoming an effective missional community.
Flourishing in the family identity – how a Gospel Community lives out the practices and embodies the characteristics of a healthy and hospitable family.
Loving one another – a list of ways to love each other in community, based on scripture.
GC Leader Commitment – what MC leadership involves.
Flourishing in the missionary identity – prayer-centred, Christ-centred, God-centred mission.
DNA Guide – This guide is Anchor Church’s version of the Soma DNA Guide. It’s designed to help equip every person who is committed to a DNA group (or Gospel Triplet) in the basics of gospel shepherding.
DNA Booklet – This is the shortened version of the DNA Guide, also by Anchor Church.
True Story – This 6-week version of the Story of God was written by Soma pastors to help groups engage the big movements of God’s redemption and restoration. It fundamentally helps participants understand the depth of the gospel through dialogue and narrative.
Story of God for kids – ages 6 and up
Community covenant – This template serves as a guide for a committed group of Christians to form a plan together for being Jesus’s disciples on mission.
Missional Community Leaders Field Guide – Soma Australia Version.