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Church membership for many is something they regard with suspicion – as if joining the church automatically signed you up to tithe by direct deposit. Although there is not a proof text in the Bible for formal church membership I believe it is the best pragmatic way to fulfill God’s design for His church (1Cor.12; Eph.4; Matt.18). I am convinced God’s expectation is that every Believer should be committed to a local church as a functioning healthy member. It is in the context of that kind of commitment that the Believer can best fulfill his/her responsibilities to the church and the church can best accomplish her obligations to the Believer as well. Please join us as we examine how scripture teaches the importance of Church Membership.