Is your simple church healthy?

September 9th, 2017 discipleship, church planting, simple church

7 Ways to Keep Your Missional Community from Multiplying

August 21st, 2017 discipleship, church planting, mentoring

Rethinking Church - Francis Chan

August 21st, 2017

5 MINUTE VIDEO: Starting Organic Church

August 7th, 2017 church planting, simple church
In this video, Keith offers advice about what to do if your spouse isn’t as excited about ekklesia as you are and why you should take some time to understand what the Lord’s vision is for the community.

Where do Spiritual Gifts fit into Simple Church?

July 15th, 2017 healing, spiritual gifts
People tend to serve as they feel led and in ways that fit them as there are few if any appointed positions to aspire to. The motto is “if it needs doing – do it.” If you want to coordinate a group, pray and invite friends and go for it.

What makes a Simple Church?

March 22nd, 2017 simple church, mentoring
Simple churches are not defined by simply meeting in homes as they can also gather in various places – cafes, community centers, sports centers, etc. While location does influence the nature of the gathering simple churches are defined more by foll…

A New Years Focus

January 24th, 2017 general, discipleship
With the commencement of a new year is a time when many people make resolutions and reflections on what they will or won’t do in the coming year. Most of these promises fade with the end of the first month.

How to Start a House Church

November 15th, 2016 church planting, simple church, discipleship, getting started
| House churches are not organizations that require people with administrative skills or immense giftedness to coordinate and direct a group—they simply call for ordinary people who are in love with Jesus. Neil Cole, in Cultivating a Life for God…

Legal and Practical Matters Affecting Home Church

August 1st, 2016 getting started, legal
We believe that biblical ‘oikos’ gatherings of Christians are safe and biblically legitimate in the 21st century just as they were in the first three centuries of the church. Many missional groups that gather ‘under the radar’ and move from house…

Starting a Simple Church/Missional Community

August 1st, 2016 getting started, simple church
So you are excited about being part of a simple church or missional community. The name missional community highlights the purpose of these groups in focusing on spreading the gospel and making new disciples and not being just a different way of bei…

What is Simple Church?

August 1st, 2016 discipleship, simple church

The Sower and the Soils

August 1st, 2016 discipleship, general
| We saw that only one of the four soil types was described as “good soil”. A good farmer would surely be aware that the three inferior soils would not produce good crops. But this is not about a farmer. This is about a sower who sows not spar…

Some real felt needs within simple church/ missional faith communities.

August 1st, 2016 mission, general
Having visited many missional groups and simple church leaders within Australia I am hearing some needs that seem to be widespread young adults

If I Had Organic Church To Do Over Again

June 1st, 2013 church planting, discipleship
Let’s pretend for just a moment that Jesus showed up and announced that He was going to lead your house church. What do you think He would do? How much time do you think He would spend talking politics or end-time events, arguing over spiritual gif…