Do You Have to Be Committed to a Local Church to Be a Christian?

Episode #777
November 29, 2022
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The importance of the local church in the life of a Christian is powerfully clear and obvious in the New Testament. Today, however, many Christians minimize the role of local congregations. Sam asks Thom several questions about this issue in light of Thom’s new book, “I Am a Christian.”

  • So, do you have to be an active church member to be a Christian?
  • Why has church membership become minimized by many Christians?
  • How does a church leader move a congregation toward higher commitment?
  • What opposition do pastors face when they attempt to move a church toward higher commitment?
  • Is there hope for the local church?




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