Series: House Church Foundations

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House Church Formation – Part 8

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House Church Formation – Part 8 – Seven Guidelines for House Church Meetings – B. Guideline Six – Men And Woman Can Both Freely And Equally Contribute 1 Corinthians 14:33b-38, NIV – (33) … As in all the congregations of the saints, (34) women should remain silent in the churches. They are not allowed to […]

House Church Formation – Part 7

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House Church Formation – Part 7 – Seven Guidelines for House Church Meetings – A. It may come as quite a surprise to most people, but there is only one passage in the whole New Testament that gives us guidance on how to meet as the church. Yes, there are passages that tell us some […]

House Church Formation – Part 6

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House Church Formation – Part 6 – Suggested House Church Meeting Format. Fellowship A time of relaxed fellowship around either a dessert, or a “potluck” supper. Perhaps every second meeting would be “potluck”, and the other meeting begin with a dessert. This is the time to connect on the horizontal plane, heart to heart with […]

House Church Formation – Part 5

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House Church Formation – Part 5 – House Church Core Values Worship – Seeking To Glorify Christ (Adoration) We will focus on Jesus at the centre of our house meetings. Worship, not singing. Worship is far more than just singing. It is giving thanks to God, being grateful, overflowing in appreciation for all He has […]

House Church Formation – Part 4

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House Church Formation – Part 4 – Why are House Churches Popular in Every Region of the World Except North America? Individualism Of People North Americans tend to be very individualistic, and so we often resist transparent, inter-dependent relationships. Institutional Church Control Some institutional churches limit House Churches in autonomy. For example, their rules may […]

House Church Formation – Part 3

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House Church Formation – Part 3 – Why House Churches? It Is The Biblical Model For Church Meetings Romans 16:5, NIV – (5) Greet also the church that meets at their house. 1 Corinthians 16:19, NIV – (19) … Aquila and Priscilla … the church that meets at their house. Colossians 4:15, NIV – (15) […]

House Church Formation – Part 2

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House Church Formation – Part 2 – What Is A House Church? A House Church is a small group of followers of Christ, who take seriously their responsibility for the purposes, practices and rites of Christianity. As such, they will have regular expressions of worship, fellowship, service, evangelism, and ministry, as well as communion, water […]

House Church Formation – Part 1

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House Church Formation – Part 1 – When And Why Did The Institutional Church Begin? In this series we will be looking at the House Church model, its Biblical basis, and hopefully cast a compelling vision for embracing House Churches as a viable and effective way of meeting as the church, as well as extending […]