If you can’t answer this, you can’t be a Christian or a church member

There is a question you can ask that will tell you, fairly simply, if it is even possible for you to be a Christian or

How do we respond to those who struggle with church membership because they’ve been hurt by the church?

Abusive churches do exist. There are people who have been hurt by poor churches. Nonetheless, the Bible calls believers into churches. So how do we

If membership has value, it will cost when it is rescinded

Yesterday, I wrote about making your membership meaningful and imbuing it with a sense of value. You can read yesterday’s post here. Inevitably, if your

Make your membership count for something

When I first started as minister of our church it is safe to say baptism, membership, communion and church service bore no real relationship to

Four things to remember when your pastor is ill

I have been sick the last few days. Not sick enough for anyone to be overly troubled but enough to make concentration a lot harder

How does the church help with my assurance?

In our church membership document, the word assurance comes a number of times. Here are some of the pertinent sections on how the church helps

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