Category Archives: Church Membership

Why Church Membership?

Power struggles. Bureaucratic inefficiency. Favoritism and exclusion on unbiblical grounds. Chances are, you’ve heard stories of church memberships that were plagued by these realities. Maybe you’ve experienced one personally… With examples such as these, I can certainly understand why people are nervous – even skeptical – about the concept of a formal church membership. But […]

Is it Time to Leave your Current Church?

The statistics related to “church hopping” or “church shopping” are remarkable. The Barna Research Group reports that, each year, one out of every seven adult church attenders changes churches. One out of six regularly attends two or more local churches on a “rotating” basis. For some, these transitions are made for preferential reasons: a church’s […]