Tag: house church

  • How the Word “Church” is Used in the New Testament

    Let’s look at how the word “church” is used in the New Testament (NT). This is an important study in modern times because society has redefined the English word “church” and this makes it challenging to separate what is from what should be. “Church” Defined In the NT, the Holy Spirit used a single Greek word…

  • 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.

  • Re-Thinking Paul’s Teaching on the Lord’s Supper (1 Corinthians 11:17-34)

    Paul’s teaching regarding the Lord’s Supper in 1 Corinthians 11:17-34 is a commonly misunderstood Scripture. Often, this misunderstanding has contributed to significant division among believers and Christians. Let’s reexamine this important text together. The Text 17 In the following directives I have no praise for you, for your meetings do more harm than good. 18…

  • Church Notes: The Old Testament’s Role for Christians Today

    These are my notes for our 4/8/2012 church meeting. Leader: Raymond Harris Assignment Many Christians think that because God has given us a new and better covenant, there is no practical purpose for the Old Covenant. Based on God’s word, what do you say? Thought question: Does the Old Testament still have authority over our…

  • 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…

  • Church Notes: Kingdom Citizenship

    These are my notes in preparation for our 1/22/2012 church meeting. Leader: Michael Weatherford Assignment Kingdom Citizenship Have you ever thought about heaven in the same terms we see described in Scripture? So many times we read about the “kingdom of God.” This is something the apostles talked to people about a great deal (see…

  • Would I Fit In?

    If you love Jesus, love others, and love the truth, then you will fit in just fine! But here are just a few things to be aware of.

  • What Do You Believe?

    This article explains some of our core beliefs.

  • What is a House Church?

    The term “house church” has come to mean a lot of different things. Without an accompanying explanation, using the term “house church” can be like asking people to picture a flower—nearly everyone has a different image in their head, and most are probably different than what you pictured. We use the term “house church” as…