Tag Archive: community

Testimony as Practice

From the days of the ancient Jewish forebears in the Old Testament and the early days of post-resurrection accounts, Christians have told the stories of their encounters with God.  These stories are told for the benefit of both the teller (we learn about ourselves in the re-telling), and for the building up of the whole…

Challenge of Christian Community

“Day by day, as they spent much time together in the temple, they broke bread at home and ate their food with glad and generous hearts, praising God…”   Acts 2 Acts 2 paints a glorious picture of Christian community: living together in harmony and joy.  Who hasn’t longed to belong to a community like…