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A story from the Philippines

For some years we have been friends with Molong Nacua, who lives just 40 minutes from where the worst of Typhoon Haiyan hit in the Philippines. He’s not exactly a house church guy, but he makes disciples all the time. His new disciples go on to make other disciples and so far they have touched… Read More

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6 pointers on how to be a good Samaritan

Creative Commons: Unicef What does it look like to be a good neighbor? Some of the last posts have been on the topic of a simple/organic/house church response to disaster. Are we ready? The parable of the Good Samaritan in Luke 10 speaks into what disaster relief might look like. Jesus was asked the question, "Who… Read More

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Guest post from Rad Zdero: how house churches should prepare for disaster

The topic of the church's readiness to deal with disaster, harvest, and hostility is an important matter that was recently blogged about. Indeed, are we ready? And are we ready in the "right" things? It is one thing to be ready personally on spiritual and practical levels, but it is quite another to be ready… Read More

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Are we (the church) ready for disaster?

After Hurricane Katrina (and those that followed close on its heels),  more than 40,000 refugees arrived in the city of Austin. We, the church, was not ready. Many pastors were turned away from the refugee centers because they were not equipped or authorized to deal with the situation. (Plus there was some very negative feedback… Read More