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Traditions Can Be Good or Evil

Church traditions are often lumped together and denounced. I don’t think it’s quite that simple. Paul, in fact, wrote in favor of keeping certain traditions: Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye… Continue Reading →

Do You Amen?

If you are praising God with your spirit, how can one who finds himself among those who do not understand say “Amen” to your thanksgiving, since he does not know what you are saying? 1 Corinthians 14:16 “Amening” is an… Continue Reading →

For a small fee…

You, yes you, for a small fee can franchise a house church network… If the mega-church is a failed model, then what is a better option? Recently the house church network (not affiliated with housechurch.org, thank you)  has become the… Continue Reading →

Doodling in Church

I was noticing earlier today in our Sunday home church meeting that several participants were doing something with their hands as we sat together. One was knitting, another holding an electric bass guitar which (thankfully) wasn’t turned on. Me, I… Continue Reading →

A Londoner Laments

One in three young people in England have become heavy drinkers. Surely this fact factors into the recent riots across the United Kingdom. Just how do we reach these? Surely we can pray. Surely we can support those who are… Continue Reading →

Large Churches Looking to Small Groups

Traditional churches have taken note of the growing desire for more simple ways to worship. “Every large church I know is looking for ways to get small, to provide intimacy that may be missing,” says Kevin DeYoung, senior pastor at… Continue Reading →

Dylan Subtly Promotes Christian Freedom in China

The drama that unfolded in Beijing began when police evicted an unregistered “house church” from its usual meeting place. The police arrived again when this same flock tried to gather in a public place last Sunday. A church member who escaped… Continue Reading →

Atlanta House Church Workshop

Saturday, October 31, 2009 Reformation Day House Church Workshop Some think of October 31 as Halloween, but it is also the day that Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to Wittenberg’s Castle Church door.  It will also the day that… Continue Reading →

4 McCains

The paths of President Obama and his former rival John McCain recently crossed at the Naval Academy graduation. The latest McCain grad was the fourth. Let this encourage us to teach our children and grand-children well and, by grace, see… Continue Reading →

House Churches Unlimited

Free ebook! This book addresses the dangers and delights of the house church format. It covers support and accountability, advantages and disadvantages, leadership and mentoring issues, worship and sacramental needs, conflict resolution and preaching, starting and multiplying house churches. This… Continue Reading →