Unity in the church is vital. When an influential leader causes others to be led astray by his actions/teachings, public correction is necessary.
In our self-centered culture, we are assured that in order to grow in love for others we must first learn to grow in love for ourselves. This may sound biblical, but there is one massive flaw.
Virtually every church has to kick people out from time to time. The only question is, are they doing it biblically? Are you apart of a local church that practices church discipline according to scripture?
Husbands, resist the temptation to give your wives what they WANT. Give them what they NEED.
Christians are called to fight, but one of the ways we fight is with our unwavering joy in the midst of the battle.
It’s easy to coast downstream. But if we’re following Jesus, we should expect resistance.