Small Groups

How Can You Invest in a Few to Build a Disciple Making Culture in Your Church?

Posted: October 5, 2018

To the Discipleship-First Community, There is a good deal of literature today on the subject of corporate culture. Culture shapes behavior Culture defines priorities Culture determines outcomes Every organization has… Read More

How to Sabotage a Bible Study, by Greg Morse

Posted: July 30, 2018

The tragic irony in many group Bible studies is that God’s word sits open on our laps while we discuss our own thoughts and… Continue reading this article here.

Nothing Derails A Small Group Discussion Quicker Than This..

Posted: January 31, 2018

Have you ever had that moment in a small group? You know, the moment where you can tell breakthrough is coming soon, everyone is focused and engaged and……..READ MORE

Honey, I Shrunk the Church?

Posted: May 5, 2016

Honey, I Shrunk the Church? May 5, 2016 John Porter  In my relatively short time practicing house church, I have learned that there are many different ideas about what house… Read More

House churches vs. Conventional Churches

Posted: July 31, 2013

House Churches Are More Satisfying to Attenders Than Are Conventional Churches January 8, 2007 (Ventura, CA) – With the growth of house churches across the country, a new study by… Read More

Q&A 1057 – House churches?

Posted: October 22, 2010

I have been a faithful (although far from perfect ) disciple for 11 years, and have experienced the highs and lows of the ICOC movement. I am fortunate to be… Read More

Q&A 1001 – House church movement on the right track?

Posted: July 2, 2010

I am curious if you have studied or know anything about the links below. The first link is one to “A Home Fellowship Community of Jesus’ Disciples.” It is very… Read More

Q&A 0755 – Disciples and Acts 9:25

Posted: February 25, 2009

What do you think about Acts 9:25? Is it appropriate to use the phrase “my disciples”? And what, if anything, can we conclude about a system of discipleship? Do you… Read More