Christian community can be experienced in real life as described in the book of Acts. Here are elements to consider and pursue.
Build Christian Community
How can you recognize, cultivate, and build Christian community? Consider Bible passages and real-life experiences to start the conversation in response to this question.
Jesus calls us to be reconciled with our brothers and sisters. Here’s how I came to prioritize reconciliation over my pride and honor.
Have you ever noticed that funerals and celebrations of life often paint a portrait of perfection, almost saintlike? Here’s a different way of thinking about sainthood.
Practical understanding of grace means accepting generosity, even when it seems or looks unfair.
In Luke 6, Jesus says we should give people what they ask for and if someone takes without asking, we should offer more. This statement seems odd, as if we should reward someone for bad behavior. Here’s how this command can unfold in real life.
Being open to surprises means being available for transformation. If we get what we expect, then we’ll feel affirmed. But what we really need for change is a new understanding, a surprise.