It is the organising of the body of believers into small groups for the purpose of worship, experiencing God, ministering to one another, and ministering to and evangelising the community.
In a cell church, the cells are at the very heart of church life. They are not something extra, competing with all the other items on the church’s programme. Cells facilitate the basic functioning of church. A cell church focuses on the cells as the principal means by which ekklesia is expressed.
The cells provide the members of the church with the means to evangelise, pray, build one another up, teach, pastor, train and care for one another. A cell is the church in miniature and through it all the five ‘Ws’ that form the full compliments of the activities of church take place: