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  • Church Membership

    Contributed by Andres C. Guevara Jr. on Sep 30, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 10,946 views

    The Biblical church membership.

    CHURCH MEMBERSHIP Acts 2: 41-42 November 25, 2007 SUN p.m. As we look back to the beginning of the New Testament Church we find that after Peter’s sermon at Pentecost about 3,000 were added to the disciples, of whom there were about 120. They that gladly received his word were baptized." ...read more

  • Church Membership

    Contributed by Toby Powers on Dec 20, 2005
    based on 115 ratings
     | 24,026 views

    A sermon about what it means to be a "church member."

    Church Membership Ephesians 1:22-23, Colossians 1:18, Romans 12:4-5 Intro: As Christians our flesh has been crucified with its affections and lusts with Christ at Calvary, and the old man of sin is dead (Romans 6:6). Furthermore, we have been married to another and made part of his body, the body ...read more

  • Baptsts And Church Membership Series

    Contributed by Nathan Eyland on Mar 14, 2005
    based on 25 ratings
     | 6,065 views

    This is a fictional account of a young lady, Michelle Peterson. The purpose of this story-preaching is to try and demonstrate some of the reasons why Baptists developed a formal church membership along the lines that they did.

    This is a fictional account of a young lady, Michelle Peterson. The purpose of this story is to try and demonstrate some of the reasons why Baptists developed a formal church membership along the lines that they did. Michelle Peterson was born in London, August 5th 1615. Her parents were traders. ...read more

  • Thoughts On Church Membership

    Contributed by Bill Towns on May 5, 2006
    based on 24 ratings
     | 5,658 views

    What is "church membership" all about? What does it mean? "Just who is a member?"

    SERIES: GENERAL TITLE : THOUGHTS ON CHURCH MEMBERSHIP SCRIPTURE: 1 CORINTHIANS 12:12FF INTRODUCTION: Most of us, for the most part, do not like to be alone all the time. We like being a part of something. Whether that is a group activity or being where other people are, we like being a part of ...read more

  • "Why Church Membership?”

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Jun 1, 2010
    based on 14 ratings
     | 26,790 views

    Is church membership a biblical idea? Why should one identify themselves with a local body of believers?

    There was a time when the role of the pastor and the place of the church were respected. A pastor was a person who was held in high esteem in the community just by virtue of his position, and the church was seem as an institution to respect. Those days, however, are gone. The church has fallen on ...read more

  • A Regenerate Church Membership Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Mar 26, 2011
     | 5,446 views

    The congregation of the Lord is to be composed of redeemed individuals.

    “Those who received [Peter’s] word were baptised, and there were added that day about three thousand souls. ”They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers. And awe came upon every soul, and many wonders and signs were being done through ...read more

  • The Meaning Of Church Membership

    Contributed by David Radcliff on Jun 3, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 8,160 views

    “Many of the Corinthians hearing believed, and were baptized." (Acts l8:8b) “When they believed they were saved and were baptized.” (Mark 16:16). And the moment they were saved, they became members of the church of God.

    THE MEANING OF CHURCH MEMBERSHIP I Corinthians 12:12-27 “Many of the Corinthians hearing believed, and were baptized." (Acts l8:8b) “When they believed they were saved and were baptized.” (Mark 16:16). And the moment they were saved, they became members of the church of God. ...read more

  • Membership Matters

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Nov 2, 2014
     | 2,723 views

    To love Jesus is to love His church. God’s Image is in us all, and we discover Him by discovering His likeness in one another--in the caring community known as the Church.

    When I pastored Army chapels, soldiers attending my services would occasionally ask to join, and I had to explain to them that we can’t have membership since we’re a government agency. Membership would violate the so-called separation of church and state. The non-establishment clause ...read more

  • Is Church Membership A Biblical Idea?

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Oct 9, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,146 views

    5 strands in the New Testament for local church membership (Material adapted from John Piper at: http://www.desiringgod.org/messages/how-important-is-church-membership)

    HoHum: While Alexander Campbell was studying at the University of Glasgow in Scotland, the time had come for communion at his church. Communion was only observed a couple of times a year, so it was a pretty big deal. His church had a custom, like many churches of that day, to pass out ...read more

  • I Will Treasure Church Membership As A Gift Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Dec 10, 2015
    based on 4 ratings
     | 14,792 views

    Church membership is a gift, not a perk.

    Series: I Am a Church Member (based on and adapted from Thom Rainer’s book by the same name) “I Will Treasure Church Membership as a Gift” Selected Scriptures Open I go into a bit of depression several times a year. One of those times is very close. It’s the end ...read more

  • Membership Matters Series

    Contributed by Ralph Juthman on Jan 26, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 9,894 views

    Membership is a COVENANT made between fellow Christians to establish and uphold one another in our journey as Christ’s disciples.

    MEMBERSHIP MATTERS Ephesians 2:19 INTRODUCTION One of the most recognizable advertising motto’s says “MEMBERSHIP HAS ITS PRIVILEGES” Some of you carry a couple of cards in your wallet that give you certain privileges not available to the “general public.” One card ...read more

  • Membership Matters Series

    Contributed by Art Good on Jun 19, 2017
     | 11,438 views

    The message today is based on a book written by Thom Rainer, titled, “I am A Church Member.” Thom is the President of Lifeway resources and spends a great deal of time researching all different kinds of churches!

    Good morning. Last week Pastor Steve talked a little bit about how we all have our preferences when it comes to where we sit. Personally I sit in a different spot most weeks… And I have met lots of great neighbors. Sometimes though I wonder how YOU feel when one of the pastors sits with you. ...read more

  • Why Become A Member? Series

    Contributed by Stephen Sheane on Oct 16, 2015
     | 9,418 views

    Why should you become a member of a local church? What is the difference between being a member and just being a faithful attender?

    WHY MEMBERSHIP? Someone once called a pastor to say he wanted to become a church member. He went on to explain that, while he wanted to become a member, he did not want to be expected to worship every week, study the Bible, visit the sick, or serve as a leader or teacher. The minister commended ...read more

  • The Follow Up Of Evangelism Series

    Contributed by Mike Mcguire on May 6, 2016
     | 4,238 views

    A sermon about following up decisions after an evangelistic event

    Introduction: One of the biggest problems with evangelism efforts is the lack of translation into new, committed members of the local church. Often in times of crusades and revivals, many people will make decisions. Programs like the power teams and other events even such as Billy Graham crusades ...read more

  • Membership Matters Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Mar 12, 2019
     | 6,611 views

    Along with the privileges of membership in the body of Christ are many responsibilities. In order to have a growing and strong church, we must have every member doing their part.

    A. The American Express Credit Card Company had an ad campaign slogan for 10 years, from 1987 to 1996 called “Membership has its privileges.” 1. That was certainly true for American Express credit card holders. 2. What I want us to realize is that membership in the family of God, the Church, has ...read more