The subject of church discipline is an oft overlooked and forgotten issue. Though clearly set forth in 1 Corinthians 5 as God’s requirement for dealing with rebellious and immoral brethren, church discipline is rarely if ever practiced. What does the church’s failure to follow God’s pattern of discipline say about her?
The following article is an excerpt from Hiram Christopher's book The Remedial System. The quotation has been altered slightly in two places so that it will make sense as a stand alone article. We encourage our readers as always to consider what is written in light of God's holy word.
is an evangelist of the Church of Christ in Arlington, Texas.