How does church discipline apply in cases of domestic abuse?
Many victims of abuse are being disciplined / excommunicated by their churches for separating from the abuser or divorcing the abuser. So we’re putting this page from the Wartburg Watch first on this list: How to resign from a church whether or not you are under church discipline
Church Discipline and Church Permission for Divorce — How my Mind has Changed — by Barbara Roberts. After publishing the first edition of her book Not Under Bondage, Barbara changed her mind about church discipline in situations of abuse. She used to emphasise Matthew 18; she now teaches that 1 Corinthians 5 is the most important precept to apply in cases of abuse.
Episode 204: How the Bible Describes Wolves (and It’s Not Nice) — Spreaker, from iHeart
Episode 204: How the Bible Describes Wolves (and It’s Not Nice) — YouTube
How the church misapplies discipline onto the victim
What does Scripture Really Say? — ACFJ Resource page