Posts with the tag “accountability”
Judgmentalism Destroys the Body
by The Rock Fellowship on August 1st, 2023
In today's outspoken society, it's easy to believe we hold the ultimate wisdom, allowing us to pass judgment on others. Judging is making a decision and declaration. If you decide somebody looks nice and you tell then, that's a judgment. If you decide somebody is smart and you tell them, that's a judgement. So not all judgements are bad. However, James is speaking of something different. He urges against criticism and slander, actions that tear others down with harsh condemnation. Such attitudes not only condemn fellow believers but also undermine divine law.
Uncomfortable but Necessary
by The Rock Fellowship on June 4th, 2023
In a church's life, difficult conversations are sometimes unavoidable, and church discipline is one such crucial aspect. It involves confronting sin and seeking restoration in a loving, biblical manner. Jesus' instructions in Matthew 18:15-17 guide this process, starting with private conviction and escalating if needed, all with the aim of bringing individuals back to God.