Protestant Reformers recognized church discipline as a primary mark of a true church. Yet today, very few churches actually practice church discipline. And, many say church discipline simply opens the door to spiritual abuse. This Saturday on Up For Debate, Julie Roys explores the case for and against this practice – and why it’s largely ignored today.
Is the earth billions of years old, or only several thousand? Christians are sharply divided on the issue. And this Saturday on Up for Debate, Julie Roys will explore the issue with Thomas Purifoy, the director of a new film that advances the young-earth view. Challenging his perspective will be Hugh Ross, founder of Reasons to Believe and proponent of an old-earth view.
The majority of Christians used to oppose alcohol. But times are changing, and now some churches and Bible study groups actually meet in bars or bring the brew into their church halls! This Saturday on Up for Debate, Julie Roys will discuss this trend with the Reverend John Donnelly who started a "Beer, Bible and Brotherhood" group – Randy Jaeggli of Bob Jones University who says Christians should abstain from all alcohol.