The church covenant has always been a vital part to the congregational life of a Baptist church. It has been called the formal cause of the church. And it has had a long and significant role within... More > congregational churches of various stripes.
However, in recent years, the church covenant has been ignored. The consequences of this have been enormous. This book calls the church back to the idea of a church covenant, revealing its functional significance, biblical grounds, organizing structure, and practical impact in the life of the church.< Less