Category: House Church

  • How to Improve Your Church’s Health (Using a Church Checkup)

    Want to help your church become more effective? Here’s how. For the past two Sundays, I have led our church in an exercise we have come to call a “church checkup.” One of the blessings of small(er) churches is that you can legitimately get feedback from every person on a regular basis and include everyone…

  • Church Notes: The Wrath of GOD

    These are my notes from our 12/30/2012 church meeting. As I update this post on 6/7/2014, my understanding regarding many of the Scriptures below which speak of the judgment has changed. However, I have left the content as it was originally posted. Leader: Raymond Harris Assignment Answer the enclosed questions on the wrath of GOD.

  • Church Notes: Discussion Questions on Personal Bible Study

    The discussion questions below were used at our 9/26/2012 church meeting to stimulate open, honest and transparent discussion regarding our individual Bible study habits. Feel free to use these questions as an internal self-assessment exercise or with your own church or Bible study group. Leader: Tim Harris Assignment No pre-preparation assignment was given for this…

  • Church Notes: Courage, Truth and Compassion

    These are my notes from our 7/29/2012 church meeting. Leader: Jon Atchison Assignment We will talk about courage as that has been on my heart lately. As our culture further slips into a moral landscape that is foreign to the Kingdom of God, we have the ability to truly Shine as lights in a dark…

  • Church Notes: Father’s Day 2012—Jesus’ References to God the Father

    These are my notes for our church meeting on 6/17/2012. Leader: Russ Farmer Assignment Think of verses where Jesus referred to God as his Father…how did he speak of God?  Prepare to share the verses and comment on what we should learn from these.

  • Church Notes: 1 Corinthians 2:2 – Jesus Christ and Him Crucified

    These were my notes from our 6/10/2012 church meeting. Leader: Philip Weatherford Assignment Let’s consider 1 Cor. 2:2, and see what applications we can make from it. “For I determined not to know anything among you except Jesus Christ and Him crucified.“

  • Church Notes: How Do We Know We Love Jesus?

    These are my notes for our 5/20/2012 church meeting. Leader: Russ Farmer Assignment How do we know we love Jesus?  How did he instruct us that he would know we love him?  Bring scriptures and we’ll discuss.

  • Church Notes: Danger of Serving Two Masters

    These are my notes for our 5/13/2012 church meeting. Leader: Philip Weatherford Assignment Let’s consider the dangers of trying to keep one foot in the world, and one foot in God’s kingdom. I look forward to our discussion.

  • Church Notes: Saving Faith

    These are my notes for our 2/12/2012 church meeting. Leader: Raymond Harris Assignment Studying more about our own faith: Do I have the kind of faith Jesus is talking about in John 3:16? Do I have saving faith? Be brutally honest with yourself! How can I know? When it comes down to the bottom line, down…

  • Christian Fundamentals Series – Lesson 2 Questions

    Bible study questions for Lesson 2 of my series entitled Christian Fundamentals.