Item description for Rocking the Church Membership Boat: Counting Members or Having Members Who Count by Jan G. Linn...
Overview Linn challenges us to change the way we define church membership and to view it as a spiritual discipline. He introduces us to a new concept of membership, "covenant membership," in which the church and its members are bound together in a relationship of mutual support and responsibility.
Publishers Description Jan Linn challenges the way we think about church membership and proposes that congregations embrace covenant membership, a new, more spiritual approach that calls church members to be more than names on a list.Covenant membership is based on the concept of church membership as a spiritual discipline. Linn examines the role of membership in most congregations, how it got that way, and how covenant membership can create stronger, more involved congregations.
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Studio: Christian Board of Publication
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.6" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.43" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date Feb 7, 2006
Publisher Christian Board of Publication
ISBN 0827232241 ISBN13 9780827232242
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More About Jan G. Linn
Jan Linn is co-pastor of Spirit of Joy Christian Church, Apple Valley, Minnesota. He is the author of several books from Chalice Press, including How to Be an Open-minded Christian without Losing Your Faith, Rocking the Church Membership Boat, The Jesus Connection, and Reclaiming Evangelism.
Jan G. Linn currently resides in the state of Minnesota.