Life in the Father¿S House: A Member¿S Guide to the Local Church

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In our individualistic society, church membership, faithful church attendance, and active service in the body of Christ are often considered optional, even among professing Christians. Some even view the organized church as a hindrance to spiritual growth and freedom. Mack and Swavely clearly introduce us to the biblical meaning of church membership, the traits of a good church, and how we are to function as parts of the body. Written for lay men and women, this book includes practical discussions of church ...
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Overview

In our individualistic society, church membership, faithful church attendance, and active service in the body of Christ are often considered optional, even among professing Christians. Some even view the organized church as a hindrance to spiritual growth and freedom. Mack and Swavely clearly introduce us to the biblical meaning of church membership, the traits of a good church, and how we are to function as parts of the body. Written for lay men and women, this book includes practical discussions of church leadership, male and female roles, worship, spiritual gifts, confrontation, unity, and prayer.

About the Author:
Wayne A. Mack divides his time between South Africa and the United States, teaching biblical counseling and conducting conferences and seminars in both locations

About the Author:
Dave Swavely is the pastor of Faith Church (PCA) in Malvern, Pennsylvania

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781596380349
  • Publisher: P&R Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/28/2006
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 277
  • Sales rank: 302,003
  • Product dimensions: 5.42 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.77 (d)

Table of Contents


Foreword   John MacArthur     9
Introduction     11
Realizing the Importance of the Local Church     15
Committing Ourselves to Church Membership     37
Choosing a Good Church     53
Relating to Church Leadership     73
Fulfilling Our Roles as Men and Women     95
Participating in Worship Services     119
Using Our Spiritual Gifts     145
Confronting One Another in Love     165
Preserving Unity in the Body     193
Praying for One Another     213
Conclusion: The Heart of the Matter     233
More Questions for Study and Discussion     239
Notes     255
Index of Scripture     269
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