"Every disciple a disciple-maker, every home a training center, every simple church a missions organization."

~ Curtis Sergeant

 

Difference between house church and small group

This is probably one of the most common questions we receive, so check out the video above for a brief explanation.

With so much going on in life, is house church just another thing?

Obviously, people lead busy lives and with some considering house church, they're wondering if it's worth it.  Take a look at the video for some of our thoughts.

How to the kids participate?


Kids are an important part of being church so here are a few thought on how they fit in.

Here are some reasons to gather as a House Church

 

Lots of opportunity for everyone to use their gifts

Active participation is the norm

Growth is partnered with fellowship

Teaching is conversational

Fewer time constraints

Accountability flows naturally

Without paid staff and buildings, resources can flow directly to needs and outreach

They are easier to multiply

 

 

What Does a House Church Gathering Look Like

(Three Thirds Format)
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1st Third

LOOK IN

Check In

  • Share a meal or dessert
  • A testimony from last week
  • How has the week been?
  • If anyone is struggling, pray for him/her
     

Check Up

  • How have you obeyed what you learned?
  • Who have you trained in what you learned?
  • With whom have you shared your story or God's Story? 

Worship

 Sing together with instruments, acapella, or YouTube.  Share a verse, prophecy, or other gifts of the Spirit. (1 Cor. 14:26)

2nd Third

Look Up

Bible Study

Allow someone to bring a Scripture that is on their hearts.  Read that scripture out loud together, then answer these 4 questions.

  1. What do you like about this passage?
  2. What do you find challenging about this passage?
  3. What does it say about God?
  4. What does it say about people?

 

3rd Third

Look Out

Being Sent

After spending time in the word, we spend some time in prayer and ask God:

  1. How am I called to obey what we just read?
  2. Who are you calling me to train with this passage?
  3. Who are you calling me to share Your story and my story with?
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