Being a pastor or an elder means that at times you have to deal with matters of church discipline. How should you deal with someone else's sin? This article offers five considerations.
This article lists ten problems among churches that will not practice church discipline.
Why is church discipline needed? Church discipline is becoming a rare species in the church. This article lists factors that contribute to this lack. It then discusses the purpose of church discipline, matters that require church discipline, the context and framework of church discipline, and the steps of it.
It was Martin Bucer’s influence on Calvin which made him to return to Geneva with the mandate to restore church discipline there. Despite opposition, John Calvin was not deterred. Calvin restored the church to be self-governing and independent. Discipline should be applied both to life and doctrine, with no exceptions for office bearers. This article gives three reasons for discipline in the church.
These articles on pornography, are about the strategy of satan in pornography, and about the consequences of sin. This article also discusses the relation of sin and addiction, and of sin and the judgment of God. The author also looks at pornography and church discipline and the victory over addiction.