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A Case for Covenant Membership in the Local Church

Sam Storms:

Does the New Testament explicitly mention or describe formal church membership? No, it does not. However, there are numerous truths and responsibilities in the NT which would be minimized or denied if there were no definable local church membership. 2,412 more words

Sam Storms

So, You Want A Ministry

Do you want a ministry?  Often times, when someone says they want a ministry, they mean ‘start a new program’ or ‘implement a new strategy’ or in some cases, ‘start a new church’.   526 more words


I Am A Church Member

Thom Rainer – 
Have you ever caught yourself complaining about, or disgruntled with how your church is doing things?  Do you find yourself grumbling about what other members are doing?  283 more words


Oswald J. Smith: Not Made for Defeat

While we were on holiday, I sat by the pool and read an out-of-print book, Not Made for Defeat, Doug Hall’s biography of Oswald J. 856 more words


the Authority of the Sending Church

Ken Caruthers serves with the IMB, has led church planting teams amongst muslims, and now helps trains missionaries and churches to reach the nations. He has written extensively on ecclesiology, including church membership, the local church, teams as church, and more. 170 more words


Love as Worship

Listen to my sermon at http://firstchurchpca.org/mediaPlayer/#sermonaudio/206

1. God is love (1 John 4:8).

2. The church must be characterized by love (1 John 3:10-15).

3. Our love for one another must characterized by self-sacrifice (1 John 3:16-18). 122 more words


Glem Melo reblogged this on New Hope and commented:

God is love (1 John 4:8), and His church must be characterized by love (1 John 3:10-18).

Healthy Members | Ephesian 4:17-32


Therefore, having put away falsehood, let each one of you speak the truth with his neighbor, for we are members of one another. 525 more words