Category Archives: Church Discipline

Clarifying Addendum to “5 Reasons It Might Be Time to Leave the PCA”

Most of the critiques I’ve seen to date of our session’s post entitled “5 Reasons It Might Be Time to Leave the PCA” seem to misunderstand our points in sections two and four, so I’d like to briefly deal with … Continue reading

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Does Matthew 7:1-5 Forbid All Judging?

Matthew 7:1-5 (NKJV) “Judge not, that you be not judged. For with what judgment you judge, you will be judged; and with the measure you use, it will be measured back to you. And why do you look at the … Continue reading

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Is a Virtual Church Really a Church?

For almost twenty years a cadre of brave, but largely unheeded, commentators such as David Wells and Udo Middelmann have been striving to alert Christians to the fact that church marketing gurus have fundamentally changed the pattern of evangelical churches. … Continue reading

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When Should Old Schoolers Leave Their Denomination?

One of the most frequently debated questions amongst pastors in denominations that seem to trending ever more liberal is when they should leave. What is the straw that finally breaks the camel’s back? While some conservative men have been willing … Continue reading

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Robert Murray McCheyne on the Importance of Church Discipline

A little while ago, in my post entitled “Some Rudimentary Thoughts on Church Planting”, I noted the almost forgotten importance of the proper exercise of church discipline to successful church planting and building: “Dedicate yourself to maintaining all three marks … Continue reading

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