Church leaders across many denominations will find this little book filled with practical ideas and good arguments that will help cure Christians in our culture today of their allergy to church membership, pastoral authority, life accountability, and any limits to their personal freedom.' Brief, fresh, entertaining, and, above all, biblical. This is the explanation and defense of church membership you've been looking for. ''Practical. Convicting. Biblically faithful. Leeman reminds us that church membership is not a choice but a demand. The book is punchy and provocative, but at the same time it is permeated with the gospel of grace.'