When a believer comes to faith, they join the universal church. But what creates a local church? If we (rightly) do not call a couple
Should the church expect all its members to be baptised? Does scripture suggest all those who joined the church had already been baptised? Here is
As elders, we have been thinking a lot about church membership lately. The opening sections of a document we have been working on ask ‘what
Nowadays, few people relish talk of church discipline. People immediately begin thinking of the sort of chastisement doled out to naughty children. But discipline, from
I have been thinking a lot about membership lately. The below is taken from a section of a draft membership document we are working on.
For many, the answer to this question seems palpably obvious. The ministers of the church are those blokes we pay and call ministers, aren’t they?