Welcome to our little home on the Internet…
Assurance Church is a home church that meets in Cypress, Texas, a suburb of Houston. We are fairly small, close to 20 in number.
There are many different expressions of home church. Ours is pastored by an ordained minister. We have a specific worship time with a worship service format. However, we always try to be led by the Holy Spirit and allow Him to interrupt our “format” if we are getting too structured.
We are a simple church. What is a simple church? Simple church is a way of doing church…it keeps the focus on what is important and all the other things that tend to “become” church but really aren’t…. get left behind!
For instance: Money and Tithing aren’t really an issue. We meet in a home (although simple churches can meet anywhere: park, coffee shop, mall, wherever). We don’t really need to make the payment on a building or worry about keeping the lights on! If you would like to give, we have an offering plate available.
There isn’t the need to ”high pressure” someone into coming to/coming back to church. If you visit and you don’t like it, that’s cool! We know that people worship Jesus in many different types of church. The great thing about Houston is that you have many choices – but you need to make one!
This next reason goes along with the above…. Because we are not trying to “build” a big church. We don’t compromise our message. We try to follow the Bible in an orthodox, protestant tradition.
The flip side of this is that we can make and keep some close relationships. We are accountable to each other. You can’t come to a simple church and hide in the stadium seating! We have some cool fellowship: eating, praying, reading, singing and just hanging out with each other.
On Sunday morning, service starts at 10:15 a.m.. We start the service off with contemporary praise and worship music and then break for about 7-10 minutes for some coffee and fellowship. After our break, we come back to discuss a chapter that we have all read in the week (you don’t have to share if you don’t want to). Then, we have a Biblical message. The service time can last anywhere from 1 to 1 1/2 hours.
If you have any questions at all, please don’t hesitate to email.