From my experience, a major obstacle standing in the way of many Christians engaging in discipleship, leading Bible Study, or helping start a simple church is the perception that they are an unqualified Bible scholar. While deepening knowledge and understanding of Scripture is to be desired, the lie that we are not qualified is major tool of the enemy in keeping Christians from helping friends and family understand God’s Word and grow in their faith. However, for centuries missionaries have helped new believers in places where no such qualified teachers exists to quickly and simply learn and teach others the… Read More »Discovery Bible Study in Simple Church
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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)
Kentucky Governor urges citizens to avoid large crowds and to have time with their family this weekend in their home where they can “practice their faith and worship.”
Francis Chan speaks at Moody Bible Institute about Acts 20:24 and shares many inspiring stories of God at work including a first-hand account of God miraculously healing children in Myanmar.
What if God is not counting our sins against us? This seems like a silly question, because if you are reading this, there is a good chance you are a Christian, and you would know to say to me, “Of course He is not counting our sins against us!” However, if an adulterer was sitting in front of you, would you say, “Good news! God does not count your sins against you!” Perhaps you may not be so sure that He is not counting in such a situation? He is only not counting the sins of those who have first… Read More »Is God Counting?
I’d like to thank my friend Brian for sharing this short video of Francis Chan “rethinking church.” Francis Chan left his mega church about the same time we started down the simple church road and . observing his journey from mega church to multiplying house or simple churches has been encouraging! Due to his prominent voice in the American church, he is also helping others who share his convictions find courage to explore church outside the box. In this video, he gives is a great 10 minute explanation of simple church and what we are trying to encourage here! In… Read More »Francis Chan – Rethinking Church (Video)
Pancake Sundays I saw this commercial for HomeGoods just now and I thought it would be great to share! Two of the most common questions I get are, “How can we get started with simple church?” and “How are children involved in simple church?” I thought the commercial illustrates potential answers to both!