Tag Archives: Church Membership

Biblical Eldership

It is now 2016! People tend to think about what really matters to them and establish some goals and new direction at the beginning of a New Year. At LifePoint Church we are doing that as a leadership team. This … Continue reading

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Why Church Membership Matters (by Sam Cassese)

You can be a member of pretty much anything these days. Costco (the samples had me at ‘hello!’) The local gym (their winning…). Just the other day I received an email invitation to join the Dollar Shave Club and “shave … Continue reading

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Church Membership is a Big Deal

This weekend we will welcome 42 new people into membership at LifePoint. I really enjoy “Membership Sunday,” which comes around about 4 times a year. It is a day where our church family gets to visibly witness the work that … Continue reading

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Starting Point

It’s been an awesome 2014 thus far at LifePoint. Through the first three Sundays of January we have had 83 first time guests, including over 50 who came out to our guest lunch last Sunday. This weekend we are welcoming … Continue reading

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#Kryptonite

In my last post I talked about arrogance as a killer. Arrogance causes casualties in the church on a regular basis by killing commitment, loyalty, relationships, resolve, and faithfulness in people’s lives. So how do we kill the arrogance parasite? … Continue reading

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The Church as a Body [Part 1]

The New Testament describes the church as a family, a structure being built by God, a holy temple where God dwells, and God’s field. All of these metaphors identify different aspects of the church’s makeup, but perhaps no metaphor is … Continue reading

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The Church is a Structure

I have always gotten a kick out of Christian bumper stickers. Ever seen this one?  Growing up, my boss was actually a Gentile carpenter. He was also my dad. I grew up in the home of a carpenter. Well, a … Continue reading

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