How to have restorative church discipline – Titus 1:10-16, Part 2

When you discover troublemakers in the church, what is a faithful way to respond to them? Confrontation is difficult, so we might be tempted to avoid the troublemakers and think the problem will work itself out on its own. It rarely does, though. Instead, as we will see in our continuing study of Titus 1:10-16,Continue reading “How to have restorative church discipline – Titus 1:10-16, Part 2”

Mr. Pillion’s Painful Paddles and thoughts on doing church discipline the right way – 1 Corinthians 5

  My high school math teacher had a collection of vicious paddles on display in a locked glass case in his room.  There were some like the ones in the picture, and then there were others of more sadistic nature.  One with spikes sticking out, for example.  Any Warwick High School grads remember Mr. Pillion’sContinue reading “Mr. Pillion’s Painful Paddles and thoughts on doing church discipline the right way – 1 Corinthians 5”