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Fellowship: An intimate sharing of life within common faith and biblical context.
This teaching expounds upon what it means to be planted in the house of God, and transitions into a group discussion on what the mutual expectations on pastors and members should be.
Seven reasons why you should become a member of a local church.
Probably most churches in our culture practice some form of church membership. However, this is not a concept born out of simply tradition or administrative necessity. You might be surprised what the Bible says about this topic and the importance God places upon it.
Too often churches major on either theology to the neglect of practice, or practice to the neglect of theology. Scripture reveals that both are essential in a truly biblical, healthy church. While the book of Acts should be viewed as descriptive rather than prescriptive, the initial form and function of the New Testament church reveals biblical principles that are still relevant today and that must be held in view in the life of the church.
The body of Christ is to be valued.
There are churches all across the world, many are healthy and many are not. So, what are the marks of a healthy church? What should a church, regardless of culture or country, make sure they are doing and focusing on? In this sermon we focus on true, biblical conversion, evangelism and church membership.
Jesus came in order to redeem us. He died for the forgiveness of our sin. He rose again showing victory over sin, Satan, and the grave. What now? Well, the Book of Acts tells us what happened next. The Book of Acts tells us the story of the beginning of the church. If we are going to find our story in HIStory, we are going to find it, in part, in the context of the local church.