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Sending Church


Upstream has become known as a collective of missiologically forward-thinkers who produce practical content. Click on the Element tiles below for a description of each of the elements, free resources, and paid membership resources.


As you read, Identify your church's developmental needs. Whether your church is just getting started in your missional development or an experienced sending church, we offer resources that can help you lead your church well in mission. Free blog posts, free articles, and paid member resources are available under each element.


Become a Subscriber to get one of the paid resources for free. Become a Paid Member to gain access to all of Upstream's Articles & Trainings.

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If you find our free resources valuable consider becoming an Upstream Member to gain access to all of our resources and trainings.

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