How Do You Handle Giving in a Biblical House Church?
Should we tithe in a biblical house church? Is tithing the same as giving? How does giving look different in a house church setting? When we give to a church, we should do so with a heart that desires to bless the church or ministry we have given to, with the hope that our funds […]
What is the Role of a Pastor’s Wife in a Biblical House Church?
What is the wife of a pastor called to do in a house church? How should women in this position think about this role when their husband is pursuing planting a biblical house church? It is clear that a woman’s role in house church is essential. The pastor’s wife is meant to glorify the ministry […]
What Does Evangelism Look Like in a House Church?
How do you keep a biblical house church focused on the Great Commission, and prevent them from becoming only inward-focused? As Christians, we are called to evangelize to the lost, sharing with them the hope that is in us through the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the Kingdom of God. We must have an appetite […]
How Do You Start A Biblical House Church?
How do you practically get a house church started? Is it approached the same as a traditional church plant? There are qualifications to starting a biblical house church, and are aspects that must be prayed over, weighed out and considered by the men that plant them. And you will not be alone. There are many […]
Do Men Need to Go to Seminary to Pastor a House Church?
Is seminary a requirement for planting a biblical house church? How should we think about men who desire to plant biblical house churches? We wouldn’t trust someone who hasn’t been trained in a particular skill set to teach us how to master that skill. The same should be true for men who desire to pastor […]
How Is Sunday Worship Ordered In A House Church?
How does a house church gathering work? What’s the minute-by-minute outline or format for house church? Often, house churches are viewed as an unstructured, free-for-all bible study or social clubs. In this Episode In this episode of How We Do House Church, Dr. Jason Barker and pastor Dale Partridge discuss the practicality of a biblical […]
How Does a House Church Maintain Good Theology and Practice?
Churches who aren’t anchored by biblically grounded and historic statements of faith such as the 1689 Baptist Confession or the Westminster Confession can be subject to theological drift. In this Episode The biblical house churches of Reformation Fellowship are confessional churches who commit to upholding doctrinal consistency to maintain their network standing. In this episode […]
How Can House Church Strengthen My Family?
While the heart of every local church is the shared fellowship members have in Jesus Christ, the soul of every church is the biblical and intimate relationships produced between those members. In a sense, a local church is only as fruitful as the relationships between the members. In this Episode The house church offers an […]
What is a Biblical House Church?
In the West, we have an understanding of church that’s based more on our experience than on Scripture or church history. Most faithful churches don’t have a problem with what they’re doing but more with how and where they’re doing it. In this Episode What is the church of the New Testament really intended to […]
Why House Church?
More and more Christians are looking at their Bible in their left hand and then looking at their Sunday experience in their right hand and seeing that they aren’t matching up. That is, a greater number of believers are seeing the inconsistencies between Scripture and their church practice. In this Episode Reformation Seminary Founder Dale […]