BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP

 

These are the benefits of membership:

 

  • It identifies the members as genuine believers, based on their profession of faith (Ephesians 2:19; Romans 12:5).

 

  • It provides a spiritual family to support and encourage the members in their walk with Christ (Galatians 6:1-2; Hebrews 10:24-25).

 

  • It gives the members a place to discover and use their spiritual gifts in ministry (1 Corinthians 12:4-27).

 

  • It places the members under the spiritual protection of godly leaders (Hebrews 13:17; Acts 20:29-29).

 

  • It gives the members the accountability they need to grow (Ephesians 5:21).

 

  • It provides worship experiences, which help the members focus on God; and, prepares them spiritually and emotionally for the weeks ahead.

 

  • It provides opportunities to fellowship, which help the members to face life’s problems by providing the support and encouragement of other believers/Christians.

 

  • It provides for discipleship training, which helps the members to fortify their faith by learning the truth of God’s word and applying Biblical principles to their lifestyle.

 

  • It offers ministries, which help the members to find and develop their talents and use them as gifts in serving others.

 

  • It allows for evangelism, which helps the members fulfill their mission for reaching their friends and family for Christ.

 

  • It places the members in a family, which gives them a sense of community and belonging where they can be loved, accepted, valued, and benefited.