It’s worth reminding ourselves as pastors what we stand to lose if we neglect biblical church discipline.
A reluctance to practice church discipline may suggest that we believe ourselves to be wiser and more loving than God.
There is no simple correlation between a church’s disobedience on the one hand and spiritual blight and abandonment by Christ on the other.
What are some lessons on church discipline you’ve learned the hard way?
Was church membership practiced by churches in the New Testament? Scripture gives us indications that the answer to this question is “yes.”
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We cannot claim that our church is founded on the Word of God unless our church is founded on the preaching of that Word.
I. INTRODUCTION Good morning and welcome! This is the second class in a thirteen-week course on living together as a church. This morning, we will consider the idea of church membership and how it facilitates unity within the church. Before we begin, let’s pray. Church Membership—Why Bother? I wonder if you’ve thought much about why […]
Throughout the Bible and the history of the church, God has used the witness of the church to draw people to himself.
What is worship? What does it mean to worship God? And what does worship have to do with the unity that should exist in the body of Christ?
How should we react to unrepentant sin in the church?
Even with the Christian church’s spotty record, we ignore the past at our own peril.
Because of everything Jesus has done, and because of everything that he is, Christians are to stir one another up to love and good works.
Book Review: Walking Together: A Congregational Reflection on Biblical Church Discipline, by Wyman RichardsonReview by Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: Church Discipline (Part 2) | 03.01.2010
Can a pastor use this book for training his fellow church leaders, assuming that not all church leaders are not pastorally and theologically sensible? It gets an easy “yes.”