Membership and Mission (9Marks Panel)

Why Membership Matters for the Church's Mission…or Hurts It
The knock on church membership is that it’s all about counting numbers and boosting the pastor’s ego. Biblical churches, however, are all about mission. Membership looks inward, mission outward, right? But what if someone wanted to argue that getting our membership practices right is essential to revitalizing our churches, evangelizing our neighborhoods, furthering the cause of Christ around the world, and bringing glory to God?