In my last article, I shared my thoughts on the Great Commandment and why the new commandment Jesus left with his followers prior to going to the cross is a better foundation for the Church. Today I would like to share with you a short video that explains simple church visually in light of this new commandment foundation. Hopefully this visual can be a tool you can replicate on a napkin or piece of paper when sharing the idea of simple church with friends and family. Click To Watch If you enjoyed this video, please subscribe like and comment on… Read More »Simple Church Illustrated (Video)
God is equipping individuals and families to serve full-time outside these structures as local missionaries helping to plant and lead simple/organic/house churches.
Simple church has led me to some unexpected places in my faith. Most recently, I have found myself reconsidering the Greatest Commandment quoted by church leaders across the globe (even here on this site) as a foundational pillar of the Church’s mission. I have encountered compelling arguments that have persuaded me that we are misguided when we hold up the Greatest Commandment as the focus of our faith.
We all know it’s important to meet together often as believers for our mutual encouragement. This is true and good. What’s not necessarily true and good, is that many of us equate this with Sunday worship service.
Many simple churches are meeting online these days. This is proving to be a great opportunity for connection and community for many that have never enjoyed “simple church” life! Fill out this questionnaire and we will do our best to help you begin down the road of virtual simple church!
“Finding church” is challenging anytime, but with the COVID-19 quarantine, perhaps our need to re-think “church” has never been more clear? Join us in reading and having a conversation around the many important issues Wayne Jacobsen addresses in this book. Online Meeting – April 22nd at 7:30 PM EST.
With the Coronavirus canceling “church services” across the land, folks are starting to ask questions about what “having church” in your home looks like. Here are some ideas and thoughts on the subject!
Do we “cancel church?” This is the question many church leaders are wrestling with today. The coronavirus is bringing many aspects of society to a screeching halt. Governments have asked churches to close. Are we “selling out” if we fail to stand up to the government? I would contend that the issue lies with the premise. While it may be possible and even necessary to cancel a church service, the Church cannot be canceled. Jesus said, “I will build My church and gates of hell will not prevail against it.” I would like to suggest that He is doing just… Read More »Canceling Church