People desire to get involved with the life of a church for various reasons. Some do so because they feel they should do something for God. Others feel that if they are helping in a church it will make them to be esteemed in the local community, and there are many other reasons.
However, as in all things, we need to consult the Bible to see what God’s view is on this matter. From the Bible we deduce that there is a proper order which God has established. First we need to become Christians, then we need to be baptised, then we should become members of a church, then we should live and serve as committed members. So let us initially seek to look at the first of these matters and answer the question: How do I become a Christian?