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So You Want to Start a House Church? First-Century Styled Church Planting For Today by Frank Viola

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Published by Present Testimony Ministry .
Written in English


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Number of Pages176
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Open LibraryOL8554458M
ISBN 100966665759
ISBN 109780966665758

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Second, it is written to those who have set out to start a house church and have been unhappy with the results. Third, it is written to every person — including pastors, missionaries, and house church leaders — who feels called to plant churches. The purpose of this book is quite simple: To provide a survey of how churches were planted in the first century. You will discover why the most effective way to evangelize is to start new house churches. Then, you find all the information you need to begin a house church in your community. This definitive book describes the trends in the growing movement. If doctrine matters to you, you might need a home church. If fellowship with like-minded believers matters to you, you might need a home church. If the study of the Word matters to you, you might need a home church. If yet another “awesome” program of dazzle and glitter makes you roll your eyes, you might need a home church. If so, then there is no compelling need for the church to start one in competition with it. However, if the local bookstore declines to stock the types of product that people in your congregation are seeking, or if there is no Christian retail presence in your area, then starting a church bookstore could be a .

A house church should encourage smaller “cells” within the group to meet for prayer, encouragement and accountability during or outside of the actual house church meeting. One “cell” of people could regularly meet for breakfast before work and another “cell” could meet together to disciple a few new Christians in the house church.   Home churches are usually started if there are few established churches in an area or if existing churches are not meeting the needs of many people. The following reasons are valid reasons to start a home church: If existing churches have turned many people away, it may be necessary to start a home church%(67). House Church Resource is a service for the explosive house church, simple church, organic church, and missional church movements throughout the world. Today, over million Christians worldwide do not attend a traditional church. Every year, one million Christians leave the institutional church . The articles in this page resource can help you better understand how a house church works and how to sustain its ministry for the good of the Kingdom. NOTE: You have permission to make up to 1, copies of this resource to be distributed in a church or educational setting.

The House Church Bookk is one of those unusual resources. I found the “15 Theses toward a Re-Incarnation of Church” to be such a section. I suppose you could consider the bulk of the book a bonus. No matter how you look at it, Wolfgang has provided us with an outstanding resource that, like his earlier book (Houses That Change the World.   Back to the basics of the Book of Acts! Start your own house church! Right Reasons for Starting a House Church. Because you want to exalt God with the saints Because assemblies in the area are brutish, heretical, use funny Bibles, or are political Because you are starved for the Word Because you are very far from Bible believing fellowship. DOCUMENTS AND HERITAGE OF A BIBLE BASED HOUSE CHURCH. The King James Bible A Hymn book. Starting a church of your own is a significant endeavor, but one that can prove incredibly rewarding. Although the ULC is unable to provide direct counsel or legal advice on the matter, we are more than happy to offer some background info and point you in the right direction.