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HOW TO START A HOUSE CHURCH #14: The Gift of Apostleship

Of all the gifts God continues to give the church, this one seems to be the least explored and taught about.1 The role of the apostle is to go out and plant and help establish new communities. I am not talking about new church buildings. I am talking about new communities of fully functioning, vibrant… Continue reading HOW TO START A HOUSE CHURCH #14: The Gift of Apostleship

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HOW TO START A HOUSE CHURCH #13: THE GREATEST THING

Jesus said to him, “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ 38 This is the first and great commandment. 39 And the second is like it: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ 40 On these two commandments hang all the Law and the Prophets.”… Continue reading HOW TO START A HOUSE CHURCH #13: THE GREATEST THING

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HOW TO START A HOUSE CHURCH #11: SPIRITUAL WARFARE

For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. Ephesians 6:12 Of all the topics we have discussed so far, none may be more important than this one, and none is more ignored in the church… Continue reading HOW TO START A HOUSE CHURCH #11: SPIRITUAL WARFARE

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HOW TO START A HOUSE CHURCH #10: THE BROKEN BUILDING

When I started this series on how to start a house church, I started with the idea of learning what God wants, but I never thought God would use it to radically shift my understanding of what Jesus did on the cross. It is with immense gravity that I write this particular post, because I… Continue reading HOW TO START A HOUSE CHURCH #10: THE BROKEN BUILDING

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How To Start A House Church #9: Shepherds under the Chief Shepherd

[PODCAST AND VIDEO COMING...maybe...if my kids ever go back to school.] Hi…What do you do for a job? Well, I am a lot of things to a lot of people, but the one overarching thing I do is...I shepherd. And if you are deciding whether or not that’s ok, (either because I am a woman… Continue reading How To Start A House Church #9: Shepherds under the Chief Shepherd

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How To Start A House Church #8: The Bride Mentality

In order to remain a church that is pleasing to God, we need to not just stand firm in the face of temptation and persecution, but we have to remember our first love—Jesus. While God wants a strong body, He also wants a pure, faithful, hopeful, and soft-hearted church. This is the bride mentality. The… Continue reading How To Start A House Church #8: The Bride Mentality

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How to Start a House Church #7: Living Water

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hlpVTl3V4pA I just want to do a quick recap on what we have covered so far. Our first post talked about finding out what God wants from His church, to love and obey Him. Our second post talked about insisting on the leadership of God, which led us to talk about the one thing necessary… Continue reading How to Start a House Church #7: Living Water

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How to Start A House Church #6: Spiritual Gifts and the Fully Functioning Body

https://youtu.be/MD_J5dBWxIA Pursue love, and earnestly desire the spiritual gifts, especially that you may prophesy. 1 Corinthians 14:7 The only difference between a small group and a house church is that a small group sees itself as a break-out group under the leadership of a larger institution while the house church sees itself as a fully… Continue reading How to Start A House Church #6: Spiritual Gifts and the Fully Functioning Body

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How to Start a House Church Principle #5: Be Good Soil

"my word that goes out from my mouth: It will not return to me empty, but will accomplish what I desire and achieve the purpose for which I sent it...instead of thorns the myrtle will grow. This will be for the Lord’s renown, for an everlasting sign, that will endure forever.” Isaiah 55:11-13 https://youtu.be/VPBoBJeBpio I… Continue reading How to Start a House Church Principle #5: Be Good Soil