Pastor Chuck Swindoll shares his hard-earned wisdom on this topic based upon Romans 16:17–20. Listen in as he addresses how to respond lovingly yet firmly and how to protect your ministry ground from boars.
Throughout the history of the church, there have been those who stirred up trouble and caused dissension. Such troublemakers will always exist. To keep the unity that is so vital in a healthy church, those who habitually and persistently sow discord must be confronted, dealt with, and encouraged to repent.
Just as a family works best when there is harmony and co-operation, so does a congregation.
Throughout the history of the Church, there have been those who stirred up trouble and caused dissension. Unfortunately, there are always a few who refuse to repent even when confronted. Admittedly, these situations represent one of the more difficult and unpleasant aspects of ministry and the Christian life.