Church Membership (Luke Gorsett, Thomas Anderson) by Emmaus Bible Church ABS published on 2017-10-10T03:12:27Z Church Essentials, Session 2 How important is the church? Can Christians do fine with Jesus and without His church? To answer that question, we need to think carefully about what the Bible says about the church. What we’ll find is that far from being optional, the church is central to God’s plan. Far from being something that is reserved for scholars in ivory towers, studying Ecclesiology (the doctrine of the church) matters significantly for the health and vibrancy of the local church.