Starfish or Spider? A Reflection on Organic Multiplication, by Dan Notti
By: Dan Notti - 19 August 2014 - 0 Comments

I think that it is biblically undeniable that God’s intention for the church is expansion and growth. In Acts 1, the Lord’s direction to his disciples was, “but you shall receive power when the [...]

What You Model Is What You Multiply, by Kathleen Ward
By: Kathleen Ward - 18 August 2014 - 4 Comments

Why churches should move from sermons to facilitation. They say the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Children grow up to be like their parents, imitating their values, their mannerisms and their way [...]

Not Quite A Movement, by Joseph Horevay
By: Joseph Horevay - 15 August 2014 - 4 Comments

The church planting movements and multiplication of disciples in Asia are in large measure a house church planting phenomena. China’s Christian growth is preeminently house church networks with estimates of 100 million participants. India’s [...]

The Power of DNA, by Paul Byerly
By: - 05 August 2014 - 2 Comments

  We talk about the DNA we inject into groups, how it shapes the group, and the groups that come from it. In my experience, the effects of simple church DNA have a much [...]

Churches That Reproduce, by Joseph Horevay
By: Joseph Horevay - 04 August 2014 - 1 Comment

  Regarding reproduction, North American house churches come in two varieties – those that do and those that don’t.   Life is a great deal easier for those that don’t. Like a couple with [...]

God Did It, by Kelly Cable
By: Kelly Cable - 01 August 2014 - 1 Comment

  We have the great advantage of looking back on 9 years of belonging to the same house church. This gives a lot of opportunity for seeing God’s hand over the years. We went [...]

Small Flocks Unite, by Paul Byerly
By: - 29 July 2014 - 2 Comments

    I’ve been “doing” simple church for fifteen years this fall. I have been part of almost a dozen house churches, and have connections with many others. I have seen the good that [...]

Reluctant Transition by Joseph Horevay
By: Joseph Horevay - 28 July 2014 - 6 Comments

The transition into a simple church environment at first appearance is a walk into an easy world of pot-luck meals, singing around the living room and lively Bible discussions all punctuated with warm, inviting [...]

Those Resilient Kids, by Kelly Cable
By: Kelly Cable - 25 July 2014 - 0 Comments

Detoxing in general can entail a very uncomfortable time period. I’m in the middle of a two week detox system right now with an herbal drink and herbal pills. Let me tell you, it’s [...]

From “Us and Them” To Just “Us”, by Bob Fitts
By: Robert Fitts - 24 July 2014 - 2 Comments

One of the problems among some house church people is that of a critical attitude toward the traditional church. It is true that God is dealing with some very basic problems that exist in [...]