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Discipline Needs the Church (Church Membership, Part 5)

The way Scripture describes the discipline of sinners is only possible in the context of the local church....

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Among You and Over You (Church Membership, Part 4)

When Scripture describes the role of elder, it uses language that cannot be understood without the idea of church membership....

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The Case for the Local Church (Church Membership, Part 3)

As a Christian, I'm a member of the body of Christ. Why, then, do we talk about also being a member of a local church?...

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The Church Within the Church (Church Membership, Part 2)

Is the church only those who are saved? Or is it everyone that shows up on a Sunday morning? The answer is somewhere in between, and it might be less black and white than we want....

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A Farewell to Proof-Texting (Church Membership, Part 1)

Understanding how the Bible speaks of church membership requires a different way of using Scripture than we might be used to....

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What Good Is an Elder?

Though our culture and our own sin may cause us to be wary of any authorities, God has given leadership to his church, and those leaders exist to bless God's people by following the example of Christ....

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