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How many home churches/cell groups have you fellowshiped in?

Discussion in 'House Churches & Cell Groups' started by Goodbook, Nov 18, 2016.

  1. Goodbook

    Goodbook Reading the Bible

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    I was thinking about this the other day and realised since Ive become a christian that ive met more in homes than church buildings.

    Like Ive been in about 12 groups over five years. Its just easier to meet in homes and to invite people to homes. I think sometimes established churches can intimidate people, like you dont know what the right way to behave is or where to sit, or what to wear even sometimes.

    I have heard of there being such things as 'high church' and 'low church' but i dont know where that is in the bible.
     
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  2. South Bound

    South Bound I stand with Israel.

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    I've been part of several very good cell groups, although I suspect you and I would define "cell groups" differently.

    That's not a problem with the church. That's just bad parenting.

    It's not. It's just a way of describing different types of worship. "High church" typically means it's liturgical while low church means it's not. We're Reformed Baptists so we're somewhere in the middle
     
  3. Dave-W

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    It has been a number, about a dozen over 45 years; and I have led 2 cell groups. But with the exception of one, they have all been part of a larger congregation.
     
  4. Dave-W

    Dave-W Welcoming grandchild #7, Arturus Waggoner! Supporter

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    Actually, it is more about how much pomp and formality is in the liturgy. Even "low church" can be quite liturgical. Some catholic and episcopal I have heard described as "low church."

    You almost need the pope or other high leader there to be "high church."
    I can assure you, you are not in the middle. Even the most formalized Baptist liturgy would be low church.
     
  5. Goodbook

    Goodbook Reading the Bible

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    Most of mine have been cell groups attached to churches but still open to anyone, I was leading one for a while where we met at the library.

    Home groups dont fuss about formaility but there is still an order to it its not just random whoever wants to speak. Even if we just read from the bible its not passages picked at random, although that can happen even in established churches where some preacher gets on his hobby horse.
     
  6. sheila51

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    I have a group i run on facebook called christians bible study thats my ministry


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  7. ace of hearts

    ace of hearts Well-Known Member

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    Only a couple authorized by the IC. They were sorry empty affairs.
     
  8. JAM2b

    JAM2b Newbie

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    I have only to three. I haven't lived in an area where there are a lot of them, either that, or the word isn't out about many of them.

    There's one that I only attended once. I've thought about trying again, but the whole thing in that particular one just felt "off."

    The other two I've gotten a lot out of, but one group dispersed, and the other was preparing to purchase a building and become set up as regular church with plans for growth.
     
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