Four reasons church discipline matters

Many people view church discipline negatively. Words like unloving or unkind frequently get bandied about whenever it is mentioned. The culture of affirmation – that

Is there anything that can be done in an independent church when there is a toxic eldership?

I had a brief twitter conversation about polity and ecclesiology yesterday. Alison Brewis posed a fair question. She asked this: Before I share my reply,

When the church is beautiful

Church is taking a bit of a battering at the minute. I suspect church members’ meetings aren’t usually the go-to antidote to that either. Most

EN article: Why you can’t have your cake and eat it in the church

My final Evangelicals Now column, at least for the time being, is below. It was recently reported that the Duke of Sussex was upset because

Is it wise to tighten up your membership & doctrine?

Might we be the problem?

As I write this, I am just about to watch Liverpool face off against RB Leipzig in the Champions League. I am painfully aware that

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