Why Does A Church Need Documents?

There are many good reasons why a New Testament Church ought to have a Confession of Faith, a Covenant, and a Constitution. Together, these documents can greatly assist us in the efforts of biblically organizing and stewarding the ministries which have been entrusted to us by our Head, Jesus Christ. However, it must be admitted […]

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Answering The ‘Who’ Of Church Membership

In order to rightly understand who a church member is according to the New Testament, we have to look to the various images within Scripture used to describe its members. These images frame up for us the necessary structure to give support to our understanding of membership within the local church. A BODY Understanding the […]

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Answering The ‘Why’ Of Church Membership

The case for church membership is not specifically argued within the New Testament but is assumed everywhere.1 It is seen in the nature of salvation, in the various commands given to Christians and within the relationship between Christians and in their leaders. Church membership is the skeleton of the healthy, biblical church. THE CALL TO […]

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