Church Discipline and The Display of the Gospel
The overarching theme of Titus is that God's Church would be a public display of God's Gospel. But what if there people who join the church who do not embrace that mission? What if there are people in the church who persistently stir up division, lead people into false beliefs or publicly embrace unrepentant sin? In these final instructions, Paul advises Titus on how to fulfill God's mission for the church in Crete when people try to distract from that mission.