The short answer is "Yes!"
Take time to check out the latest 9Marks ejournal. The theme this month is church membership. Is it biblical? What does membership mean? What are the costs of meaningless membership?
Is Church Membership Biblical by Matt Chandler
Joining a Church the Ancient Way by Michael Haykin
Church Membership and Contextualization by Ed Roberts
Meaningless Membership by Al Jackson
Twelve Reasons Why Membership Matters by Jonathan Leeman
Check out the entire issue HERE.