Christian community can be experienced in real life as described in the book of Acts. Here are elements that I’ve considered and now pursue.
Cycling groups often model community. Take a look at the lessons in community to be gleaned from this popular activity.
You may look to the Book of Job to understand suffering. But Job’s story provides insights for transforming broken relationships into a healthy, supportive community.
“Two Old Women is a book based on an Alaskan legend. This survival story with a twist has excellent lessons on personal and community transformation for old and young.
Jacob and Esau were estranged for many years. Their reconciliation provides lessons on community transformation.