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<br /> <br /> HIS PLACE COMMUNITY CHURCH MEMERSHIP MANUAL<br /> HIS PLACE COMMUNITY CHURCH MEMERSHIP MANUAL<br /> His Place Community Church Membership Manual<br /> Copyright © 2007 by His Place Community Church<br /> For more information please visit:<br /> www.hisplacechurch.com<br /> All Scripture quotations, unless otherwise noted, are taken from the HOLY BIBLE,<br /> NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 by International<br /> Bible Society.<br /> “NIV” and “New International Version” are trademarks registered in the United<br /> States Patent and Trademark office by International Bible Society.<br /> HIS PLACE COMMUNITY CHURCH MEMERSHIP MANUAL<br /> 1<br /> TABLE<br /> OF<br /> CONTENTS<br /> 4 FOiunrdcion-gmaissFioitn<br /> 14 WBehliyevJinoginanadCbehluonrgcihn?g<br /> 20 HRoisotPsliancaewHreiscktionrgyyard<br /> 28 GAuotvheornitiynwgiSthtrauccotunrteability<br /> 30 CThoerevisViaonluGeosd has given us<br /> 40 SHkisagpuitr<a title="His Place Membership Manual page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=1"> </a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=2"> HIS PLACE COMMUNITY CHURCH MEMERSHIP MANUAL</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=3"> HIS PLACE COMMUNITY CHURCH MEMERSHIP MANUAL</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=4"> His Place Community Church Membership Manual Copy</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=5"> HIS PLACE COMMUNITY CHURCH MEMERSHIP MANUAL 1</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=6"> TABLE OF CONTENTS</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=7"> 4 FOiunrdcion-gmaissFioitn 14 WBehliyevJinogin</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=8"> FINDING A FIT Ever try to force a puzzle piece in</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=9"> Our God-given assignment includes more than inner</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=10"> “EVER-DEEPENING DEVOTION” We chose words like </a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=11"> “AUTHENTIC, JOY-FILLED PASSION” The body of </a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=12"> “MODELING JESUS” The Bible wasn’t </a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=13"> “A RELEVANT FASHION” We’re called to build bri</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=14"> 10 INTRODUCTION</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=15"> “IN SKAGIT VALLEY” Isolating ourselves from the </a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=16"> “AND BEYOND” Like the disciples, we have been c</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=17"> Y m W w w … m m m W w w If this ission a</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=18"> WHY JOIN A CHURCH? Believing and belonging In o</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=19"> HIS PLACE COMMUNITY CHURCH MEMERSHIP MANUAL WHY </a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=20"> The Bible’s analogies for the church show us that</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=21"> HIS PLACE COMMUNITY CHURCH MEMERSHIP MANUAL WHY </a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=22"> It takes a conscious choice to grow from consu</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=23"> We should be ______________________ to one anothe</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=24"> ACE HISTORY</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=25"> 1RZWK 1 H R \ </a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=26"> </a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=27"> HIS PLACE COMMUNITY CHURCH MEMERSHIP MANUAL</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=28"> .HQ%HDQH &KLHI$UNLWHFW</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=29"> HIS PLACE COMMUNITY CHURCH MEMERSHIP MANUAL</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=30"> </a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=31"> $XJXVW HIS PLACE COMMUNITY CHURCH MEMERSHIP M</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=32"> GOVERNING STRUCTURE Authority with accountability</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=33"> The council of 4-8 members are nominated by the s</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=34"> The vision God has given us As previously stated</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=35"> Take a look at our sixteen most prominent “fingerp</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=36"> 3 We strive to be relevant to the </a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=37"> HIS PLACE COMMUNITY CHURCH MEMERSHIP MANUAL CORE</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=38"> 6 We strive to be sensitive to </a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=39"> HIS PLACE COMMUNITY CHURCH MEMERSHIP MANUAL CORE</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=40"> 9 We strive for worship that is </a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=41"> 12 We strive for a warm, invitin</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=42"> 15 We strive to exhibit humility </a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=43"> Here’s some extra credit that you don’t even have</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=44"> 4,"(*5 453"5&(: His purpose, our generation </a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=45"> ’r ll o ra t </a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=46"> • • • • • • • • </a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=47"> • • • • • • HIS PLACE CO</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=48"> • • </a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=49"> QUIZ TIME T F King David served God’s pur</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=50"> </a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=51"> All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for t</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=52"> In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was w</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=53"> So God created man in his own image, in the image</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=54"> For God so loved the world that he gave his one a</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=55"> HIS PLACE COMMUNITY CHURCH MEMERSHIP MANUAL Theo</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=56"> This righteousness from God comes through faith i</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=57"> HIS PLACE COMMUNITY CHURCH MEMERSHIP MANUAL Theo</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=58"> And God placed all things under [Jesus’] feet and</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=59"> he took the cup, saying, “This cup is the new cov</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=60"> For the Lord himself will come down from heaven, </a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=61"> However, as it is written: “No eye has seen, no e</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=62"> POSITION STATEMENTS A closer look at controversi</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=63"> QIlsibtlhee(wBibthleourteaelrlryoirn)?fal- A Wf</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=64"> Therefore, we invite women to be involved in mi</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=65"> Here are two good reasons why: 1. Scripture te</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=66"> 62 So what shall I do? I will pray with my spiri</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=67"> for God loves a cheerful giver. — 2 Corinthians 9</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=68"> QSdhooctuoldr oarbuesleiemverdgicoatoioan? A Ip</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=69"> QIstebriirltihzactoiontraolsionr? A Woresdteori</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=70"> QIlsifeitswurpopnogrtowrhemnolivfe is unsustai</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=71"> QWanhdaottahbeoruftomrmosvioefs secular entert</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=72"> QWstahnedreodnosesxHoiustPsliadceeof marriage</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=73"> QIs divorce always wrong? A Gitodnlhyataes adi</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=74"> QWstahnedreodnotehseHdiesaPtlhace penalty deba</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=75"> Want to add up your expressions again? U</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=76"> A couple of logical questions people will ask whe</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=77"> In the Great Commandment, Jesus quoted: “Love th</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=78"> COMMITWTING TO WORSHISP HIP Worship is all about </a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=79"> HIS PLACE COMMUNITY CHURCH MEMERSHIP MANUAL 75</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=80"> CFOMMEITTILNG TLO FOELLOWSHIPSHIP Spiritual healt</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=81"> HIS PLACE COMMUNITY CHURCH MEMERSHIP MANUAL MEMB</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 82" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=82"> DCOMIMSITTICNG TIOPDISCLIPLESHIPSHIP Disciples ar</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 83" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=83"> HIS PLACE COMMUNITY CHURCH MEMERSHIP MANUAL MEMB</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 84" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=84"> COMMITTIMNG TOIMNINISTIRYSTRY In some churches, t</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 85" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=85"> HIS PLACE COMMUNITY CHURCH MEMERSHIP MANUAL MEMB</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 86" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=86"> COMMITMTINGITOSMISIONISONS We have active mission</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 87" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=87"> HIS PLACE COMMUNITY CHURCH MEMERSHIP MANUAL MEMB</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 88" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=88"> Membership Pledge Time to sign on the dotted lin</a> <a title="His Place Membership Manual page 89" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2c376966?page=89"> Are you about to tear this page out? 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