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About the Author

John S. Hammett (Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is Senior Professor of Systematic Theology at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina.

Benjamin L. Merkle
(Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is Professor of New Testament and Greek at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 304 pages
  • Publisher: B&H Academic (April 1, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1433671190
  • ISBN-13: 978-1433671197
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.5 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #373,053 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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In recent years there have been many books and articles on the church. Many of them are more harmful than helpful but yet there are others that are helpful, as is the case of Those Who Must Give an Account: A Study of Church Membership and Church Discipline by John S. Hammett. The book features several articles on the subject of several renowned authors as Benjamin L. Merkle, Mark E. Dever and Thomas R. Schreiner from a Baptist perspective. This is a good basic book to teach one of the subjects and not so careless applied: membership and church discipline. Many people in the church know nothing about the discipline process that has to take when someone falls into sin. The idea is that usually this is something negative and unloving thing to do, discipline a member of the church. One reason for the existence of the local church is that its members are to be accountable to one another as an expression of mutual love. Not because we are Christians means that we will not fall into the deception of sin, in a twisted teaching or depression. It is our responsibility as members of a church ensure exhort one another and to live in the way of godliness. Likewise is the responsibility of pastors to instruct the flock on these crucial issues to shepherd biblically. When these important areas of the church are fully understood and applied the churches will be healthier, and because will take sin seriously and have a high view of God's holiness, same as He demands His people. And these realities will drive them to apply discipline and membership in a biblical and wisely way. This is something that can be seen historically. When churches neglect this area will tend to drift, and even fall into apostasy. The authors present historical and practical aspects that are very useful. This is a good tool for every pastor, leader, and anyone wanting to delve into these issues.
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By Cliff Lawrence on February 11, 2015
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This is a must read for leaders in the body of Christ. Men who "feel" they are "called" by Christ to pastor a church should be very, very sure and at complete peace before they desire this position of stewardship. A main question to ask yourself beforehand: Would you do this for no pay from congregation? Would you work to support your family on the side if needed?
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This is the best book I've seen regarding the Biblical basis for church membership....and I looked through a lot of books! Many books talk about how to have a good church membership, but nearly any talk about the Biblical basis for membership in the first place. The church discipline section was also very Biblical and helpful in discussing that difficult subject. This is a wonderful tool for Pastors who seek to Biblically shepherd their flock.
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By a nuh on August 21, 2013
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...with some solid nuggets of very well articulated doctrine. Highly recommended for any vocational minister or any Christian looking for wisdom about church membership, church discipline, or insight to how they can pray for their elders.
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