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What to Discuss in a Church Membership Class

You might call it a class or a course or a track. But what should you discuss with a prospective church member? This is something I’ve been thinking about more since taking over part of the church membership process at my church. Below you’ll find

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5 Responsibilities of Every Church Member

Church membership is not optional. It is a must for every Christian to find, join, and submit oneself to a local church. But once you do join a church, what are your responsibilities? In his book Nine Marks of a Healthy Church (I have the

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Church Names: 10 Tips for Church Planters and Rebranding Churches

A church planter friend of mine bounced some potential church names off me for his forthcoming church plant. After speaking with him, I began to think more about some practical thoughts on how to name a church. Below are ten thoughts. This list is neither

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The Deficient Great Commission

As I was reading the book I could tell the author was driven by the prospect of making disciples. Every other word was “mission” “culture” “multiplication” “evangelism” “outreach” and so forth. Governing the author’s intention was his understanding of the great commission which is to

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D. A. Carson on a Profane Activity During Sunday Worship

In his book The Cross and Christian Ministry, D. A. Carson writes about a profane activity that occurs in some churches. His words are eye-opening, to say the least. Indeed, these are some of the most convicting words I have read in a while. You

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