The House exists to glorify God by passionately following Jesus. Imitating our Lord’s example, we seek to love and serve those around us while tirelessly seeking those who do not yet know him intimately. The House seeks to create environments that help people take the next step in their faith journey, loving God more, loving people more, serving the world around them, and seeking the lost as enthusiastic followers of Jesus Christ.
The House Service
The House meets every Sunday night at 7 PM in Colonial Chapel on the campus of First Assembly of God. We celebrate what the Lord has done during the week. We gather for worship and a message from Pastor Chris. Following service, we meet for food and fellowship.
In Matthew 22:37-38, Jesus says, “Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.This is the greatest and most important command.” And Romans 12:1 says to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God—this is your spiritual act of worship.Everything we do in this life is an act of worship. The House points people to cultivate their relationship with God which inspires and directs them into righteous obedience – thus bringing glory to God.
In Matthew 22:37-40, Jesus says, “Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.This is the greatest and most important command. The second is like it: Love your neighbor as yourself. All the Law and the Prophets depend on these two commands.” Overflowing out of our love for God springs our love for others.
Jesus lived a life as a selfless servant. Our purpose at The House to “Serve Others” is drawn from His personal mission statement for His earthly ministry in Matthew 20:28: “For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve others and to give his life as a ransom for many.” By serving others we imitate the life and heart of our Lord Jesus.
Seek the Lost
The heart of God for those who are lost is revealed in Matthew 18:12-14: “If a man has a hundred sheep and one of them wanders away, what will he do? Won’t he leave the ninety-nine others on the hills and go out to search for the one that is lost? And if he finds it, I tell you the truth, he will rejoice over it more than over the ninety-nine that didn’t wander away! In the same way, it is not my heavenly Father’s will that even one of these little ones should perish.”We seek the lost because God loves them and because Jesus has commissioned us to help those who find eternal life to obey all of his teachings (Matt 28:18-20).