Perhaps you have seen in the news that some outside groups are critical of the Boy Scout’s devotion to their Code of Conduct and their membership admission standards.
Membership has its privileges, but it also has its responsibilities.
It is no different with Church membership. When we decide to follow Christ, we are taking on a new way of living, a new set of values and conduct that reflect the kingdom of heaven, not this world. --Jim L. Wilson & Steve Irvin
Ephesians 4:1 (NASB77) therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, entreat you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called,