Weekly outline

    Study weeks:
  • PT224 Church Discipline: Fallen, Broken, Restored 

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    Dear Students! Welcome to the Course "Church Discipline: Fallen, Broken, Restored".  We hope and pray you will have a wonderful experience studying with us and complete this course successfully!

    The very first thing we expect you to do is to follow our weekly schedule. We strongly encourage you to complete your lessons within the suggested time frame, which will require maintaining the pace outlined in your course materials. It is recommended that you take a genuine effort in regular forum participation. This allows an opportunity to learn from other students and enrich their learning experience by your views, ideas and discoveries, as you navigate through the course together.

    Before you get started, please, review the Course Description and the Course Schedule.

    Updates on your group activities, further instructions and other relevant information will be available at “Announcements” forum page.

    If you have any questions or messages to the course tutor, please, do this on  “Ask a question” forum page. While the tutor will provide you with support during the course, you should be aware of the self-discipline required for the successful study.

    You are welcome to submit your prayer requests to «Prayer Room» forum page.


      Before you get to the lessons, it is paramount that you review the course description and the timetable. They provide important information about the topics and readings, the required assignments and their purpose, etc.

    • FORUMS

    • Why do Christians Keep Stumbling?

      This week Dennis Kizziar:

      • explains why it is critical to have a biblical understanding of church discipline and restoration if we want to help those who have fallen, been broken, and want to be restored;

      • invites us to examine why so many Christians keep stumbling and shares interesting stories about people who struggled with sin;

      • shares two stories which are clear examples of what can go wrong - and right - when believers fall.
    • How does God use church discipline to bring about brokenness?

      This week Dennis Kizziar:

      • talks about different factors of brokenness;

      • shares the biblical principles that can lead from brokenness to restoration;

      • shares his experience and teaches from the Scriptures about the importance of church discipline;

      • gives answers to some of the most significant questions that surface whenever the subject of self-discipline arises;

      • looks at the teaching of Matthew 18:15-17 and shares four steps that Jesus outlined while talking to the disciples about grace and forgiveness.
      Restricted Not available unless:
    • How exactly should restoration and rebuilding take place?

      This week Dennis Kizziar:

      • makes clear what is meant by restoration and focuses his attention on what Paul says in Galatians 6:1-2 about helping fallen and broken believers;

      • explains why it is so important to understand clearly what the Bible has to say about church discipline and restoration;

      • focuses on a biblical passage which is especially helpful in giving insights on how the church should respond to repentant people.
      Restricted Not available unless:
      • You get a particular score in Weekly Quiz 2
      • The activity Answer if you watched and read all for the week 2 is marked complete
    • заключительная неделя

      This week is the deadline for submitting your literature review and the written assignment. These are the prerequisites to obtain the permission to take the FINAL TEST.

      Keep up the good work: "The one who is victorious I will make a pillar in the temple of my God. Never again will they leave it. I will write on them the name of my God and the name of the city of my God, the new Jerusalem, which is coming down out of heaven from my God; and I will also write on them my new name."