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There's A Church In Your House

There's A Church In Your House

There's A Church In Your HouseAnd it meets ev'ry day.Our lives make the textAs we live them each day.While you do the small tasksWhich my fall to your lot,You perform them for Christ,And not one is forgot!When a fam'ly is comeThen the Lord will be there;For it pleases Him wellWhen you meet Him in prayer.Once a fam'ly is saved,And the Scripture is read,You soon know you are one,And that Christ is the Head!As you pray, as you sing,You don't wish then to roamFor the joy of your faithAnd of sharing at home!Every word that you sayShows the faith that's inside-There's a church in your houseWhen in Christ you abide.     Katherine Ballard Anderson

A Simple/Organic Church in Greensboro, NC

This description is put forward by one of the church's members to provide a window into the life and function of this church in Greensboro/High Point, NC. As you will see below, there is no official process to ratify this description - since we are all free to share, describe, and invite people to our group as the Spirit leads us. That said, I believe this accurately reflects our current state as I have experienced it, or heard discussed within the group. I post this description as an article in this forum for anyone to interact or discuss, as well as for anyone local to our area to feel free to join us any time.We are, so far, a group of about 6+ families who gather regularly on most Sunday

A short job description for each of the 5 fold ministry in Ephesians 4:11

Apostles: Train and then commission for ministry Prophets: Discern and confirm gifts in others. Intercede to see the plans and purposes of God. Evangelists: Win souls and turn them over to the pastors and teachers for discipleship . Pastors: Disciple and nurture the new believers. Teachers: Bring believers to maturity for the work of the ministry. Apostles: Close the circle by commissioning a new crop of believers into their place of ministry.Besides these descriptions in simple terms the church has basically 3 functions beside worship and praising the Lord. 1. To win souls. 2. Make disciples. 3. Send out workers. Then it begins all over again with winning souls. Its simplistic but covers mo
Where Healing Belongs

Where Healing Belongs

   by Larry Crabb   Why would a man redirect his life's work at its zenith? Two years ago, in an interview with Christianity Today, Larry Crabb, a Christian psychologist and best-selling author, announced, "In the end, all counseling—intentionally or not—deals with issues of sanctification. The primary context for healing, then, should be the Christian community, not the antiseptic world of a private-practice therapist." Put simply, Crabb has had a conversion experience, and his new thinking has direct implications for pastoral work. Crabb coined the term eldering to describe what he believes ought to go on in the local church between older, wiser members a