Category Archives: House Church

Breaking Out

Last week I talked about the Christian bubble, how it keeps us from the very people Jesus wants us to know and love. The bubble afflicts pastors, too, in fact most of us are in an airtight bubble as I … Continue reading

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It Started Innocently Enough

English: The Sabbath Rest (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Recently, I requested a bid from a company to work on my lawn. The company comes highly recommended so I anticipated accepting their bid until I heard something the man who prepared the bid said … Continue reading

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Bark Like Mad and Run Away

English: Chocolate and White Cocker Spaniel (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Last week at one of the house churches, our host family was dog sitting a family member’s 7 month old cocker spaniel puppy named Gracie. Cute as could be, she just … Continue reading

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The Toilet Paper Teaching

Recently, in Oboedire, Rev. Dr. Steve Harper’s blog, he said the following: “Jesus’ call to love God with all our heart, soul, mind and strength is not a multiple choice experience, where we select from the list the one or … Continue reading

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Health: More than Physical

This past weekend, The Well had a booth at the Chamber of Commerce sponsored Health Image via Wikipedia Fair at the local YMCA. I work out at that Y, so I looked forward to being there where many people I … Continue reading

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Refreshment from The Well

Image by tim.perdue via Flickr Close your eyes and think of how it feels to thirst. Your lips dry and your throat parched, swallowing  uncomfortably. Now, imagine you see a glass of clear, sparkling water. It makes your mouth water just looking at it. … Continue reading

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Serving and the House Church

So that. Two simple words, yet, they have the power to change the life of a Christian from spectator to participant in faith. This little phrase connects worship and study to the third major part of house churches, service. We worship and we study so … Continue reading

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