Membership in a local church is a prerequisite for fulfilling our obligations to one another. In this lesson, Dr. Leeman defines church membership and connects it to the responsibility of the individual and the church to all that God commands.
Church discipline is not popular, but it is nonetheless a necessary dimension of a church’s faithfulness to God and His people. In this lesson, Dr. Leeman defines church discipline and how it is a necessary and loving mark of a healthy church.
The gospel is at the center of Scripture, the center of our faith, and the center of any healthy church. In this lesson, Dr. Leeman teaches how gospel-centeredness is the remedy to the internal challenges that confront churches.
Biblical theology teaches us to read the Bible as one story about the person and work of Christ. In this lesson, Dr. Leeman shows how biblical theology is not only central to how we are to read the Bible but also central to a healthy church.
Dr. Jonathan Leeman is the editorial director of 9Marks, editor of the 9Marks Journal, and author of Church Membership: How the World Knows Who Represents Jesus.