Was church membership practiced by churches in the New Testament? Scripture gives us indications that the answer to this question is “yes.”
As a pastor, your greatest power to help your congregation change comes not through your forceful personality, but through years of faithful, patient teaching.
What is said and done during a “Worship Service” is not to be taken lightly, nor is it to be given over to a popularity vote.
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To put it another way, the local church itself is the best and biblically-prescribed “evangelism program.”
What do we mean by serving or giving? We mean spending yourself—your time, your gifts, your resources, your energy—for the good of the church.
In our day, the greatest danger facing the church may well come from well-meaning pastors.
Through submission we model the godly humility that should characterize us as a church, and we maintain our Christian unity in the midst of disagreement.
The basic premise of the missional church is that “missions” is not simply one of the functions or programs of a church. It constitutes the very essence or nature of the church.
We cannot claim that our church is founded on the Word of God unless our church is founded on the preaching of that Word.
I. INTRODUCTION Good morning and welcome! This is the second class in a thirteen-week course on living together as a church. This morning, we will consider the idea of church membership and how it facilitates unity within the church. Before we begin, let’s pray. Church Membership—Why Bother? I wonder if you’ve thought much about why […]
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God calls us today—the very imperfect people who compose his Church—to the task of displaying the glory of his perfect character