Could you advise how we can go about studying the topic of exclusion of members from the assembly? (I.e., what types of sins/behavior qualify, at what stages one gives a warning, excludes from church, etc.) My motivation for studying this out is that I believe we as a church need to be prepared should this ever need to be effectuated. Or perhaps (worse) there have already been situations we should have dealt with more firmly but didn't. -- Richard Aune (Oslo)

Please see my 1994 article entitled "Church Discipline." I believe this will answer all your questions.

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