That is a very interesting and relevant question. It seems many faith traditions have been lessening the emphasis on membership in recent years. I'm not sure I can speak for the...posted on: History of Membership in CRC?
Nancy, I just posted a similar comment on the original linked posting. I guess I should have looked here first. Thanks for your thoughts!posted on: Lifestyle Standards for Volunteers?
Thank you for posting this and the interesting discussion. In his book Deep and Wide, Andy Stanley describes how Northpoint Church uses volunteerism as a way to engage and enfold outsiders into...posted on: Volunteer Ministry Covenant
Interesting topic and worth a discussion. I haven't investigated those resources but now I'll have to.
My first thought is that giving money is a form of worship (as is giving time and...posted on: Electronic Giving and YOUR Church