Is Church Membership…Beautiful?

Our church plant will be receiving new members next month, and this will be the third big batch of folks we have formally received into our fellowship. Over the last several days I’ve had more questions from individuals in our midst about why we do this formal process called “church membership” where people make vows before […]

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What Hath Nick Saban to do with Steven Furtick?

Twitter and Facebook exploded yesterday with another evangelical megachurch “scandal”.  The culprit?  Elevation Church and Steven Furtick.  Apparently Furtick has bought a second multi-million dollar home and spray painted “Hey Haters” on it. Okay, that would be pretty bad if it were true.  But WCNC in Charlotte ran a story on Elevation’s “Spontaneous Baptism” practices. […]

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