Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Where to go?
Why are you a member at Memorial Baptist Church? If you aren't then why are you a member wherever you are a member at? We should take church membership seriously and take seriously where we covenant in membership. Don Whitney, author of Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life and Spiritual Disciplines for the Church provides some helpful guidance if you are trying to decide what church to join. I believe if you commit to think thoroughly and consult the principles of a healthy church from the New Testament the Holy Spirit will lead you to where He wills for you to unite in covenant church membership. Of course you need to consider where you have your membership now as well. Are you in covenant with people who are being led Biblically, where the Scripture is central in all matters of worship and practice, and where the gospel is clearly articulated? You'll never find a perfect church but you do need to be part of a church that is rightly seeking to reflect Scripture and the Lordship of Jesus Christ.