Jesus Gathering


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


Lets start talking about where the Church is going.  This is part one of a series of excerpt from my book “Organic House Churches and Healing Communities”. In this article and the following ones you will find great resources for […]

So you want to start a Jesus Gathering?



A great article from some of our most favorite people at Jesus Life Together.  CAN you imagine someone in AD 31 coming up to Jesus and asking Hi Jesus, when and where do you meet? so as to schedule Him […]

Where and when do you meet?



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Jesus did not just empathize with the 5,000 he fed them. He did not just sit with Legion he cast out his demons and he was healed and on and on. Scripture has a long list of “ one another’s” […]

Loving one another requires action



This is great.  We have been telling people for years that people should invite their neighbors to dinner. #EatTogether  

Eat together?


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Sometimes, we might think we don’t have enough power or importance to really bring any change to the world. Our guest, Keith Smith, shows us why that is not true, and how we can easily serve those around us. Keith […]

Comfort the Burnt-out: How to be a Teddy Bear in ...


“You say you want a revolution. Well you know, we all want to change the world” (Beatles, White Album). John and Paul, not the apostles, but the Beatles, spoke of a revolution that would take place without wanton destruction and […]

Jesus Gatherings are Revolutionary



Some years ago I wrote an article “a House divided” (read it here). It examined some of the divisions that exist in today’s Church. As part of the house church movement (also known as simple church/ missional church or organic […]

Objective Biblical Truth -v- Existential Lies