Category Archives: Community

Reflections on Tribe by Sebastian Junger

According to the author Sebastian Junger, “We have a strong instinct to belong to small groups defined by clear purpose and understanding.” The subtitle of Tribe is “On Homecoming and Belonging.” Now, because of this fallen world we live in, … Continue reading

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Those “One Another” Passages!

During a recent training exercise, all I could think of were those “one another” passages in the New Testament. Love one another.  Forgive one another.  Be kind to one another. Be patient with one another.  Accept one another. Picture life … Continue reading

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St. Paul, Christians, and Love

On more than one occasion we find the Apostle Paul baring his soul to the churches and individuals he writes to (2 Corinthians 11:28).  And having been known by Christ, it was Paul’s earnest desire to see every community of … Continue reading

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It’s a Community Affair in Paul’s Letters

Perhaps from the get go we are doubly at a disadvantage living in the West: not only do we have to battle the predilection of the flesh toward SELF, but we also have to equally battle a culture that is … Continue reading

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