Archaeologists hypothesize that the Byzantine-age church discovered at Beit Habek was developed on the website of an earlier structure, possibly a conventional house of the apostles Peter and Andrew. It is likewise possible that house was developed on the website of an earlier spiritual structure, such as a Jewish synagogue, which may have been utilized for conferences by early Christians.

The discovers at Beit Habek in the summer season of 2019 consist of pieces of stone engraved with Christian signs, like this cross.