The key concern of a home visit is to see whether the citizens of the kingdom of God are living according to the laws of the kingdom. Thus, the author supports the use of the Ten Commandments as a guideline for elders in such visits.
The work of family visitation is crucial to the task of the elders, so that they can have a better knowledge of the congregation members. This article gives the biblical grounds for the home visit, discussing the purpose of the visit, the relationship between the elder and the family, and how to relate to different members in different circumstances.
This article looks at the task of the elder in the home visit. The author looks at the biblical ground and historical development of this practice, as well as its nature and purpose. The author also provides some guidelines for organizing the home visit.
This article argues that home visits should only have one theme, which is the members of the congregation. By this the author means that the priority is knowing how members are doing in their life with the Lord.
This article looks at the way elders can keep Christ central in the home visit, as well as get all family members to participate in a way that a true inquiry about their faith can be made. The key lies in the tone and attitude of the elder.
Who qualifies to do a house visit? Who qualifies to receive a family visit? This article looks at these questions under the topic of the work of the elders and deacons in the congregation. The author discusses the need for family visits, as well as the manner in which a home visit should be done.