The discipline of tough love Do the words ‘love’ and ‘church discipline’ sound like an oxymoron? Church life Joanthan Leeman photo: iStock It’s true, church discipline can be unloving. Yet if your church is a loving church, it will practice church discipline. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.