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 […]
How the Coronavirus Might Change the Local Church, Forever
Forever is a strong word. But the truth is, nothing really stays the same. Everything is always changing, growing, declining, moving, and shifting, forever. But then there are moments that accelerate and magnify change—a cancer diagnosis, a declaration of war, the death of a loved one, a global pandemic. The Coronavirus, if it’s not clear […]