Reverb is a church, and the Bible uses the metaphor of a body to describe the church: ‘‘For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ’‘ (1 Cor. 12:12). It’s a beautiful illustration of how we’re each created to serve different functions, we need everyone to function in order to be a healthy body, and all of us as separate parts find purpose and unity under Jesus, ‘‘the head of the body, the church’‘ (Col. 1:18).
Simply… Accountability in your walk with Jesus. As a member, you are asking for spiritual accountability to the pastors and elders of Reverb Church. Membership allows both the Elders and Member to grow spiritually together. There is also additional care that comes with being an active part of the church.
The church of Reverb is a family, adopted by God (Gal. 4:6-7 Eph. 1:5). We care for each other, pray for each other, and serve together. If you’re already a Christian, if you’re already in some form of Reverb community, if you’re already giving of your finances and your time, then you’re already fulfilling some functions of a member. By making a great commitment and making it official, we can provide a greater level of pastoral care and support.
Scripture calls us a body, a family, a household–being a Christian is not a solo effort. Jesus works through the church (Eph. 2:10), the church is Jesus’ body (1 Cor. 12:27), and apart from Jesus, you can do nothing (John 15).
Members join for the access to more growth, serving, and accountability opportunities. The benefit is that we get to worship Jesus together, and privilege to serve in His kingdom.
It’s a six-step process. Connect, Confess, Consider, Commit, Converse
Since Jesus commands that all of his disciples be baptized, baptism is a requirement for all Reverb members (Matt. 28:19 Acts 2:38 10:48 1 Peter 3:21). If you’ve already been baptized since you became a Christian, you don’t need to get re-baptized. Reverb performs believer baptisms only, which means we don’t baptize infants. If you have more questions about baptism specifically, please speak with a pastor or other leader at your church or email us at [email protected]