thread: 2007-01-04 : Self-identification vs. Membership

On 2007-01-05, Andrew Cooper wrote:

Interesting stuff.  My church doesn't really have a membership roll that I'm aware of.  Since my father is the pastor and I'm the worship leader, I figure I'd know if it did.  You join by expressing your committment to the pastor and then becoming involved.  You leave by... um, well, leaving.  It's generally respectful and polite to say you're leaving but it hasn't been an issue.

Given that I've never really known any other way to organize things I'm always somewhat bemused stories about church leadership squabbling or worrying about membership rolls.  It's way out of my frame of reference.

As for arguing with yourself in the shower... I do that all the time.  Out loud.  It wigs my wife out sometimes.


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