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Topic: Church Discipline

Episode Topic Audio

2021-06-10
Rebuke in the Church: Could you give me some scriptural examples of "rebuke", as in rebuking other brothers in the church? [2 Timothy 4:2, 2 Timothy 2:24, Galatians 6:1, Galatians 2, 2 Kings 5].



2021-06-09
Judging Others: Will God test us in order to teach us to not unfairly judge? [Galatians 6:1].
Level of Responsibility for Those that are Disabled in Some Way: To what level of responsibility will God hold those that do not have mental or physical capability to make proper choices?


2021-05-03
Church Discipline is Unloving: Isn't church discipline unkind and unloving to execute in today's Christian culture? [I Corinthians 5, 2 Thessalonians 3, Romans 16, I Corinthians 11, Revelation 2].



2021-04-14
Church Membership: Could you elaborate on your view of when a church won't accept certain people with particular views into their membership? [Acts 10:15, Romans 14:5, I Corinthians 3:1, Proverbs 27:17, Romans 16:17, Romans 15:7].



2021-04-08
Christian Leaders Who Compromise: Where do we go when we find out that someone who appeared to be faithful to God is not so, namely Ravi Zacharias?



2021-03-22
Those That "Rule Over" Us: Could you talk about those in authority and how they are to "rule over" us-those in government, institutional church, home church, and how it relates to our own souls? [Hebrews 13:17, Hebrews 13:7, Hebrews 13:24].



2021-03-04
Christians Being Bad: What about getting angry and judging Christians when they are way out of line? [I Corinthians 5:12-13, Matthew 18:15-17].



2021-02-12
Defining "Judging": Have you ever heard someone use Leviticus to help to define what a witness is, particularly relative to a judgment within the church? [Leviticus 4, Leviticus 5:1].



2021-01-21
False Prophets: How do the churches hold false prophets accountable for bad prophecies? [I Corinthians 5:13, Revelation 2:20].
When Do We Get Glorified Bodies?: When do Dispensationalists think we receive our glorified bodies? [John 5:25-28, I Corinthians 15:53]


2021-01-20
Home Church Fellowship & Community: I am not sure how to think about going back to the more traditional church, as this time of community meetings seems better. Before we tolerated sinfulness in the church, but now we interact more. Can you help? [Matthew 13:24-30, Matthew 18:17, I Corinthians 5:12-13].



2021-01-14
Critical Nature-Blessing or Curse: Can you help me sort out the blessing and curse of having a critical nature? [Ephesians 4:15, Revelation 2-3].
Worship Music & Song: What do you think about a lot of the current worship bands, music and songs, coming out now? It seems rather self-centered. [James 1:17].


2021-01-13
Disillusioned with the Church: Can you help me in my struggle with being disillusioned with the organized church and religious people? Do you think that this is why we may be facing persecution? [Matthew 20:26].



2020-12-29
Failure of the Contemporary Church: Caller comments on the failure of the contemporary church and loss of Bible literacy.



2020-11-20
Church Advising Divorce: Could you talk about a church who advises a woman to divorce her unfaithful husband, even though she does not want to? [I Corinthians 7].



2020-10-20
Correcting Others: How do we offer correction correctly when we see so many people going the wrong way? [Isaiah 26:9-10, Leviticus 19:17].



2020-10-19
Fornicators in the Church: If fornicators will not enter the kingdom of God, what about the fornicators at local churches? [I Corinthians 6:9].
Defining the True Church: Are you defining the true church as those that actually follow Christ, and do not continue to live in sin? [Matthew 18:15-17, I Corinthians 5:9].


2020-09-22
Church-Hospital for the Sick?: Should the church should be seen as a safe place, or hospital for the sick, rather than a place where church discipline would be conducted? [Matthew 18:15-17]



2020-09-01
Rebroadcasts of Narrow Path Radio Program: Does the Narrow Path Ministry have to pay for additional air-time when radio stations rebroadcasts it during other parts of the day, when it's not live?
Causes to Break-off Fellowship or Church Discipline: You have said that many things are not enough to break fellowship over, so what things ARE worthy of breaking fellowship over?


2020-06-10
The Law Penalty of Stoning After Jesus: Did the stoning penalty stop with the death and resurrection of Jesus for Christians? [Romans 12, Romans 13].



2020-06-03
Old Testament Law & Punishment Application for Today: How does Old Testament law, crime & punishment apply to us today?



2020-03-13
Repentance in Hell: Doesn't the Hebrews 9 verse prove that there is no chance to repent after death? [Hebrew 9:27].
False Teachers Today: Why do Christians not root out and expose false teachers like Rick Warren, the Pope, and Hillsong, among others, more agressively?


2020-02-21
Church Discipline & Shunning: Have you ever experienced exercised church discipline, like shunning, as described in Matthew 18? [Matthew 18:17].



2019-10-28
Church Discipline: Should we practice church discipline? [Matthew 18:15-17, 2 Thessalonians 3:14, Romans 16:15, I Corinthians 5].



2019-04-09
Church Leadership: What should be done when it may be that the leadership needs discipline, rather than the attendees?



2019-04-09
Church Discipline: How long does someone have to be disciplined ("marked", or disfellowshipped), before they are reinstated?



2019-04-08
Remitting Other's Sin: What does this scripture mean; "Whosoever sins ye remit, they are remitted to them; and whosoever sins ye retain, they are retained.” [ John 20:23, John 20:22]?



2019-03-26
Church Conflict: What should I do if my daughter is asked not to return to her youth group, when it was not her that was the bully?



2019-03-26
Church: What prevents the modern day church being like the early church? Why there much church discipline anymore?



2019-03-01
Church discipline (disfellowship): If one calls themselves a Christian, but doesn't seem to be trying very hard to overcome their sin, should Christian friends stop being around them? [I Corinthians 5].



2019-02-28
Church Discipline, Judging, Rebuking: Church discipline, if I see my brother sinning, should I just ignore it or what? [Matthew 18]



2019-02-25
Church Discipline: A preacher is upset that someone won't support his child because she partnered w/ the catholic church on a missions trip & so the person not supporting her cites a passage of Scripture on why he can't support her. [2 John 1:9-11]



2019-01-15
Church Elders & Leadership: If one has a more unconventional church, without typical business-like structures, how does one exercise church discipline and distribute other responsibilities and duties? [Titus].



2018-11-15
Delivering Over to Satan: When Paul says to deliver one over to Satan that he might be saved, what does this mean? [1 Corinthians 5]



2018-07-19
Calling a church to Repentance: Preaching against sinners in church, accusing people in the church about their sin, is that right to do?



2018-07-03
Chastisement of the Lord: What is the chastisement of the Lord?



2018-05-07
State has more power than church for Marriage: Caller thinks the State only has the authority to hold couples accountable to their marriage rather than the church.



2018-03-28
Church Discipline: If a brother sins, do this & this & this, who do you take this to or how does this happen in a non-institutional church? [Matthew 18:15:20]



2018-03-27
Divide the Water from the Water: Why does the Bible say that waters were separated from waters? [Genesis 1:6-7]
Destruction of the Flesh: Putting one out of the church & giving them over to satan, that his spirit might be saved, doesn't this sort've defend once saved, always saved? [1 Corinthians 5]


2018-03-14
Rebuking a Brother: When is the best opportunity to rebuke a brother?



2018-01-29
Unequally Yoked: There's a situation in our church were an unequally yoked couple got married, a believer to an unbeliever, & what should be done in that situation? [2 Corinthians 6:14-18]



2017-11-20
Church Discipline involving Adultery: A couple living in fornication, someone being involved w/ someone who is still married. What should the church do? [Matthew 18:15-17]



2017-11-09
Church Leadership: Church leader performed the ceremony of his daughter who was guilty of an adulterous relationship & got divorced. He remarried her without Biblical grounds.



2017-08-21
Church Discipline Needs to be Implemented: Church discipline needs happen because of appropriate behavior by a pastor, but they are wondering what to do?



2017-08-02
Dishonoring My Father: Father thinks I exposed him by calling a Christian show & saying he's divorced & moved in w/ girlfriend, & he didn't like it too much, afraid that he may lose his church position.



2017-07-26
Church Discipline: What context or when should a church ask a person not to attend the church again? [Matthew 18]



2017-07-20
Christians Enabling Transgenderism: Adopted parents that are Christians & are leaders in the church, but who want to help their daughter changer her gender



2017-06-26
Spouse Punished for Other Spouse's Deeds: A wife in ministry is asked to step down from ministry because of her husband’s behavior, what do you think of that?



2017-03-03
Blue Letter Bible Website: Blue Letter Bible Website Endorsement.
Slapping on the right cheek: Slapping on the right cheek. [Matthew 5:39]


2016-03-09
Judging People or Things: Caller thinks Matthew 7 is talking about judging fellow brothers in Christ, & that John 7 is talking about judging things. What does Steve think? [Matthew 7:1-2, 1 Corinthians 5:1-4, John 7:24, Proverbs 12:1]
Judging by Appearance: Some people just do too much judging by appearance who have no idea what's going on though.
Christ-likeness Preventing Sound Judgment: Does be coming too Christ-like prevent sound judgment of being able to accurately judge people on the other hand? [1 Corinthians 2:15]

2015-12-15
Withdrawing, Disorder & Traditions: What does it mean to withdraw? what does it mean to behave disorderly? What traditions? [2 Thessalonians 3:6-7]



2015-11-06
Sexual Immorality - Homosexuality: What does it mean putting them "out of fellowship"? Does that include family members? [1 Corinthians 5:11-12]



2015-10-27
Calvinism: God provided the red heifer & the ashes to get ceremonial clean, but THEY had to actually do something to get clean. Isn't that the right way to think of our salvation, that God does provide everything for us to be able to receive Him, but it's ultimately up to us? [Numbers 19:9,13,10,21; 31:23]
Two or three gathered together: Is this passage of Scripture taken out of context, most thnking that where 2 or 3 people are gathered together, Jesus is there, but isn't this actually talking about church discipline? [Matthew 18:20]


2015-08-31
New Home Church: Look for a New Home Church & wondering about Calvary Chapel, but there seems to be some lack of Church Discipline, &, there's a Moses Model church hierarchy there, where ONE person is in charge, & can't be held accountable by anyone else.



2015-07-20
Connecting w/ New Believer: Caller is concerned about why it would take 9 months for caller right before her to connect w/ this person he's concerned about, waiting until he was baptized?



2015-07-06
Church Discipline: "Treat them as Heathen or Tax Collectors", "Expel them", "Turn Away from them", "Don't Associate w/ them", "Have Nothing To Do w/ them". Is there a difference between what Jesus mentions, & Paul mentions in 1 Corinthians 5, about expelling a person, as opposed to "have nothing to do with them", which means a more personal relationship? [Matthew 18:17, 1 Corinthians 5:13, Romans 16:17, 2 Thessalonians 3:14, Titus 3:11]



2015-02-02
Adulterous Pastor: What should I do if I think a pastor is committing adultery?



2015-01-15
Bible Thumper/Gently Correcting: How can you not come across as Bible thumping as opposed to be gently admonishing someone who's doing wrong? [2 Timothy 2:24, Galatians 6:1]



2014-11-21
Parishioner Living in Sin: A Church Member is committing Adultery but still has a leadership position or has church membership. The church, however, refuses to practice church discipline. [Matthew 18:15-20]
Infant Baptism: The church were the caller attends think that infant baptism is acceptable to become a member there. Isn't that an obedience problem, not obeying Jesus, doing baptism for the real reason?


2014-10-03
Wheat & the Tares, Sheep & the Goats: Isn't there always going to be a lack of unity because the wheat & the tares, the sheep & the goats....in the church?



2014-07-01
Divinity of Jesus & 2nd Godhead of Trinity: Don't you believe in the Divinity of Jesus & that He's the 2nd part of the Godhead?
Self-interpretation of the Bible: Isn't it sort've scary to have self-interpretation of the Bible since you can be learning about the wrong Jesus? Isn't the Church a pillar of the truth? [2 Peter 1:20]
Being anathematized & not using Study Bibles: Martin Luther was anathematized because he left the church, & you say we shouldn't be using Study Guide Bibles.

2014-06-06
Feminism in Men: There are some people in our church that have come out of the Homosexual lifestyle who still seem to have feminism issues. What should we do about it?
Church Leadership & Church Discipline: How can I get the church leadership to recognize the importance of Church Discipline (Calvary Chapel setting)?


2014-05-23
Gene Robinson - a Gay Bishop: How can Gene Robinson be a leader in the Episcopal Church if he's a homosexual? [Romans 1:26-28, 1 Corinthians 6:7-11, Leviticus 18:22]



2014-04-24
Israel being a part of Church: What are the main Scriptures you'd use in Romans & Galatians & elsewhere where it says that Israel is not separate, but incorporated w/ the church now? [Romans 9-11, Galatians 3:26-29]
Richard Foster & Christian Disciplines: What do you think about Richard Foster & his disciplines such as prayer, fasting, meditation, simplicity, solitude, submission, service, confession, worship & guidance?


2013-01-29
Critiquing Church Leaders: Do you have anything in your archives about what to do about church leadership with shady characters?



2013-01-15
I Never Knew You: When pseudo Christians try to defend themselves by saying they did this or that, but the Lord says He never knew them, is He talking to Christians or not? [Matthew 7:24]
Falling Away, showing Mercy & Mental Illness: So can you fall away by not being merciful? What about people who are mentally ill, schizophrenic? Could they be demon possessed?
Deliver Him to Satan: What was Paul saying when he told the church in Corinth to deliver a fornicator to Satan, what did that mean? [1 Corinthians 5:1-13]
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