What is Church Membership?

Why is membership important in the life of the church? What does Scripture say concerning church membership? How is membership in the local church defined? What commitments are requisite to church membership? What processes should a person be required to undergo before becoming a church member? How should a church address bloated membership rolls? Listen as Brian and Jim address these issues and more in this episode.

RESOURCES:

The Pastor’s Ministry: Biblical Priorities for Faithful Shepherds

Church Membership: How the World Knows Who Represents Jesus

The Church and the Surprising Offense of God’s Love: Reintroducing the Doctrines of Church Membership and Discipline

Oversee God’s People

Pray for the Flock

Discipling the Flock: A Call to Faithful Shepherding

Receiving Members From Another Church

Conversion, Baptism, and Membership of Children

 

 

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