• Discipline that Leads to Restoration

    The church family can be an unruly sort, from time to time.  This comes with no surprise given the extent of the depths of depravity in which our world has fallen.  When a lost soul is found, there is often quite a mess to clean up after.  Along with that, once in awhile those that were found find themselves lost in sin again.  As such, God has implemented into the church the ministry of restoration.  If something is in need of restoration, it necessitates the idea that it has become tarnished, fallen into disrepair, or become incomplete in some way from its former condition.  With Christians, this happens when they choose to…