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"What do you do with kids at a house church?" I've heard this question many times. As a father of four kids, the question of what you do with kids when you're part of a house church (or network of house churches) isn't a theoretical one; it hits at the heart of the responsibility to parent well and equip your children in the faith.

People in the house church movement in North America are developing some creative and meaningful responses. I wanted to share a simple way the kids in our house church have become an important part of our gatherings (rather than a group to be entertained!) and are learning to organize themselves and interact with the adults around the scriptures.

The last few weeks, the kids in our house church have been creating plays to act out Bible stories. The older kids lead the younger ones, and everyone gets to participate.

Here’s a sample of the kids acting out the story of “Daniel and the Lion’s Den.” They’re not exactly ready to take on Broadway, but creative exercises like these are one way God is preparing them to know the scriptures and take on life.

Read the rest of the article-- "What to Do You Do with Kids at a House Church? by Erik Fish


© 2010 Erik Fish  - posted originally on his blog November 22, 2010 HERE

Erik & Jen Fish have a passion to be on mission with Jesus - as a family. They help catalyze Student Church Movements --see how student church planters are bringing the gospel to universities and the nations at


See also the articles:
Kids and the Organic Church by Neil Cole
Jesus & the Kids by Jason Evans

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