When a Member Wants to Leave Our Church

How might a pastor shepherd well one who is leaving the church? What biblical truths should influence how we handle a member leaving our church? What church documents might dictate how we deal with a member leaving our church? How does a pastor and church address sin issues when they are an influencing element in a member leaving the church? How might a pastor and church handle feelings of rejection when a member leaves the church? How should a pastor and church interact with a member who is leaving the church? How should the reality that a church is a family influence how a member leaves the church? Listen as Brian and Jim discuss these issues and more in this podcast.

 

Resources:

The Pastor’s Ministry: Biblical Priorities for Faithful Shepherds

Receiving Members From Another Church

Pray for the Flock: Ministering God’s Grace Through Intercession

Oversee God’s People: Shepherding the Flock Through Administration and Delegation

Why should local churches practice church discipline?

 

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