The Meaning of Matthew 18:20

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“For where two or three have gathered together in My name, I am there in their midst.” Matthew 18:20 (NASB ’95) Over the years of being in the pastorate and being within the church family, I have heard this verse in Matthew used in reference to starting a church, having church, and being the church. […]

Is Church Membership Something of the Past?

By: Jeff Clark Photo by Justin Luebke

            Having grown up in the local church and building my life within the church, there is one thing that I am noticing that is becoming very lax: the local church membership. Is church membership a thing of the past, the good old days?  Why do we need church membership? Is church membership really a […]