No. We are striving to imitate the New Testament pattern for the church as closely as possible based upon our Bible study. It really is that simple. We didn't make a conscious decision to be part of any widespread "movement." It is obvious, however, that many other Christians are asking the same questions, struggling with the same issues, and reaching similar conclusions as we have reached. For a more detailed explanation, download the free e-book linked below.
Get a copy of Tim Harris' free e-book House Church Reflections which looks at the history of this church, what led to its beginnings, how our assemblies are conducted, lessons learned from our time together so far, advice to anyone considering beginning a congregation in their home, challenges encountered, and debunking some misconceptions about house churches.