The Protestant Reformation of the sixteenth century restored the gospel to the sacraments and the sacraments to the congregation.
Ecclesiology can’t be assumed nor should it be considered a distraction to the church planter’s “mission.”
Mailbag #62: How to Encourage Attendance at Members’ Meetings; The Relationship between Baptism & Church MembershipBy Jonathan Leeman | 05.19.2017
— Could you provide some wisdom for how to handle situations where members are consistently neglectful of attending members’ meetings? — I understand that baptism should precede church membership. But must membership always follow baptism?
These resources will give both church leaders and church members a clear and compelling vision of their role in God’s work.
If I were speaking to a room full of Christians concerned for the church in Iran, I tell them: “I intend to make the Lord’s Supper the key focus of my work with the local church.”