Principles of Church Growth

Committed Disciples

“They committed themselves.”  (Acts 2:42a – Message)

Apostolic Teaching

“to the apostles’ teaching.”  (Acts 2:42b)

Loving Fellowship

“to the fellowship.”  (Acts 2:42c)

Christ-centred Worship

“to the breaking of bread.”  (Acts 2:42d)

Passionate Prayer

“and to prayer.”  (Acts 2:42e)

Powerful Presence

“Everyone was filled with awe, and many wonders and miraculous signs were done by the apostles.” (Acts 2:43)

Financial Generosity

“All the believers were together and had everything in common. Selling their possessions and goods, they gave to everyone as he had need.”   (Acts 2:44-45)

Purposeful Gatherings

“Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts.”  (Acts 2:46)

Amazing Favour

“Praising God and enjoying the favour of all the people.” (Acts 2:47b)

Overflow Evangelism

“And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved.” (Acts 2:47c)