A Church Based on God's Design
The house church should not be a small version of the building-based church. Instead, pattern your home church after God's design.
Totally Rethinking Church
Part 1: Stepping "Out of the Box"
Millions of Christians in the last several years are totally rethinking what "church" is and are looking for a deeper relationship with Christ. Much of what defines what the conventional church is, how people are fed spiritually, and how money is spent by the church does not have a specific basis in Scripture.
Part 2: How We Are Fed Spiritually
Lessons learned from how sheep feed will totally reshape your understanding of God's design for the house church and how people are fed spiritually.
Part 3: A Refreshing Change for Church Leadership
God's plan for leadership is somewhat different than we are accustomed to.
God Does Not Dwell in a Temple Made With Hands
A number of passages of Scripture that drive this point home. A church building is not needed for us to meet God, nor is it needed for the center of church life.
A House Design for a House Church
A house design in the Bible that enabled the New Testament Church to gather for worship.
Meat Lovers' Bible Study Resources
Are you tired of Bible studies and sermons that lack real substance? Here are some resources to help you get into the meat of the Word.
How to aquire Spiritual understanding and how to help others have Spiritual understanding.
Gold Miners' Bible Study—Taking Bible Study to a New Level
Find out how to set up your computers to dig deeper into the Bible as a family than you ever have before.
What is the Best Bible Translation?
There are a whole range of English Bible translations to choose from, and more keep coming out. Which Bible translation is the best one to study, meditate on, and use for our guide in faith and practice?
Bible Verse Sorter
A tool that will sort a list of Bible verses into Biblical order.
To study a smaller selection of verses in the Bible studies below, highlight the verses you want to study, then copy and paste into your word processor. You can the use the verses to do a Gold Miners' style Bible study and find out for yourself what God has to tell you.
A New Look at Predestination and Once Saved Always Saved
A new look at what the God says on the subject of salvation. Many verses for you to study on salvation. You may be surprised by what you find.
Commands of Christ
How to Turn the Hearts of Fathers to their Children
The practical application of the Bible, the real meat, for us as Christians is Christ's Commands. Learn how to carry out the second half of the Great Commission — "Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you." This Bible study suggestion is available in two formats: a list in chronological order
and a list in subject categories
Study for yourself what the Bible says about turning the hearts of the fathers to their children.
God's Commands Bible Studies
God's Commands on Alcohol
God's Commands on Anger
God's Commands on Authority
God's Commands to Be of One Mind
God's Commands on Bible Study
God's Commands on Children
What About Children in the Home Church?
Preparing for the Future of the Church
A proposed change in the spiritual education of children and young people. How we train our children and young people has great bearing on the spiritual commitment of the next generation.
Home "Sunday Schooling"
The answer for the Spiritual education of our children in the home church. In the House church we have the freedom to look at what God's design is for the spiritual education of the children and implement that rather than feeling like we have to make our home church a small replica of the conventional Sunday school.
How to Turn the Hearts of the Fathers to Their Children
The key for lasting revival. Many fathers feel inadequate in knowing how to turn the hearts of their children to them. Here is the answer from the Bible.
What Music Should Children Listen To?
Children need to be given good, solid music if we want them to grow spiritually through music.
Music in the House Church
Why You Should Sing in Your House Church
Singing is a very essential part of our worship of God and needs to be a part of every house church. Our desire is to help you as best we can to make a beautiful, joyful sound in singing praises to our God. God loves singing, and loves to hear us sing praises to Him.
Is Music Amoral?
There is a debate among Christians: Is music itself amoral? That question, while appropriate to ask, is actually viewing music from the wrong perspective, or more specifically from too limited a perspective. It is amazing how much of the debate centers around the opinions of people and very little is based on the Bible.
to Make Spiritual Truths Stick in Your Mind
The songs that we sing and listen to permanently shape our understanding of who God is and what the Christian life is all about. Educators readily recognize that information in song form is easier to remember. Songs that children learn are remembered the rest of their lives.
Visit our website, Heritage Music, for free, beautiful, uplifting, worshipful music.
This website has thousands of hymns available free online with midi sound files of the hymns — a great resource for your house church.
Divorce and Remarriage — Why Didn't We See This Before?
The church has a lot of "answers" about divorce and remarriage, but still many people feel like they don't have God's answer. After doing the research for this report, I had to ask, "Why didn't we see this before?"
About the Headcovering
There are a lot of false teachings about the head covering, false teachings that have been passed from commentary to commentary, from professor to student, from pastor to lay person. We have heard them so often many believe them to be true, but research shows clearly that they are false.
The NIV Report (Condensed)
The NIV Report (Full Report)
The most significant subject facing the Church: The Bible and what has been removed, added and changed in modern translations in the name of scholarship. When two different translations say different things, which one is truth?
Peace in the Old Testament
An overlooked fact in the Old Testament that makes a strong case for Christians not being involved in the military.
Singleness: A Peek at God's Perspective
It is interesting to look at marriage and singleness from God's perspective. It gives us a bigger and clearer picture.
How to Become a Christian
Are you a Christian? If not, here's how to become one!
Visit our website, Biblical Research Reports
, for more Bible research.