Snow, Chili, and House Churches

The school where our church meets was in bad shape yesterday, so our main Sunday service was canceled.

Our community group got together for a hot chili lunch. We talked, hung out, watched Xtreme 4×4 (we were at Alex and Courtney’s house, and Alex is president of a four wheeling club in Louisville), and I shared some brief thoughts on the metaphor of snow in the Bible. We broke cornbread and drank Kool-Aid, and basically shared life together.

I am by no means on the house church bandwagon (if there is a bandwagon). I think that the North American way of doing church is basically fine and that God will continue to use it into the foreseeable future. Still, I can see some of the appeal of the whole house church thing. Because, mostly, yesterday helped me see again the importance of smaller pockets of community for God’s people.


About Danny Slavich

I am a Christian husband, father, pastor, and poet. I lead Pembroke Road Baptist Church a multi-cultural, multi-generational church in urban South Florida.
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