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articles from folks around the world that are actually doing small, relational church and church planting.


The key to HC growth are the leaders, their openness, giftedness, brokenness, and willingness to serve without self-interest. You will notice immediately that the majority of these are character traits. Nearly all leadership problems in the church can be put […]

Leadership Dynamics within an Organic Church


A House (Church Movement) Divided Jesus knew their thoughts and said to them: “Any kingdom divided against itself will be ruined, and a house divided against itself will fall. (Luke 11:17 (NIV)) In 1975, someone asked me to describe my […]

A House (Church Movement) Divided


Make followers, not leaders 19,08, 2017 By Molong Nacua We are commanded to ‘make followers’ not ‘train leaders.’ When Peter ask Jesus about being a ‘follower,’ what he’s got is a simple answer ‘You follow Me.’ (Jn.21:15-22). ‘Equipping’ is developing […]

Make followers, not leaders



In recent years there has been a major shift in church life. A huge number have declared themselves “Done” with traditional expressions of church life. They now find their fellowship in house churches and other “alternative” forms of “alternative” church, […]

Relating and communication in the Church


Many people ask about authority structures within the house churches, how decisions are made and about the role of elders and other ministries. First in answer to the question who leads a house church? There should only be one answer, […]

Authority and decision making in house churches


Since beginning my new life as a Christian in 1972, much of my fellowship has been in the context of house churches. As Christians have sought a deeper reality in their spiritual lives, more and more folk have left traditional […]

Servant Leaders



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The Church in the House


In this section I want to give some idea of the variety of Relational Gatherings that it should be possible to find in a local church area. This is not meant to be an exclusive list in any way, as […]

Types of Simple Church




As I work more than anything else in the area of Church planting and development, I have often been asked by others working in the field to spell out how one could plant a new House Church Network.   This […]

The Apostolic Planting of Simple Church Networks