Category Archives: Church Discipline

The Separation Over Wrong Doctrine

“Right Doctrine For Right Living” series: (post #6) Let’s say that your pastor goes to the pulpit one Sunday morning and announces that he no longer believes that Jesus died on the cross. Or let’s say that he preaches a … Continue reading

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Doing Church Differently

Elbert Hubbard was a prominent American writer, publisher, and philosopher before his untimely death aboard the Lusitania, the ship that was torpedoed by a German submarine off the coast of Ireland in 1915. Hubbard was known as a man of … Continue reading

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The Shipwrecked Christian

Maybe you’ve heard the old line, “The world has become so churchy and the church has become so worldly that you can’t tell the difference between the two.” Unfortunately there is a great deal of truth to this. Backslidden Christians … Continue reading

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Conflict Within The Church

W.B. Riley, who served as the pastor of First Baptist Church of Minneapolis, Minnesota for some fifty years, told the following story: “In my first pastorate, three of my church officials had refused for three full years to speak to … Continue reading

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