Four Commitments Every Church Member Must Make

Episode #271
October 25, 2016
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Podcast Episode #271

Zechariah 4 serves as the textual basis for today’s discussion on being a biblical church member.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • A healthy church is nothing more or nothing less than healthy church members.
  • The New Testament is clear that believers are to be a part of a local church.
  • When someone is struggling with change in the church, the first thing you do is treat them pastorally.
  • The reality for many churches is “change or die.”
  • No matter the size of the church, whether big or small, we all serve a big God.
  • “Building the House of God” means having a witness that reaches those who don’t yet know Christ.
  • As a church gets busier, the two things that get neglected most are prayer and evangelism.
  • Don’t make anyone else the scapegoat for your evangelistic weakness.

The four commitments church members must make are:

  1. I will wake up to reality.
  2. I will seek God, not my preferences.
  3. I will believe God can overcome all obstacles.
  4. I will build the house of God.

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