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Breaking the Habit of Isolationism

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series Life in Community

There is a tendency in our society that has developed over the past few hundred years for people to become more and more isolated from each other. Even though we have global communication and travel that makes the world seem smaller there is an increasing pull among individuals to keep isolated from their neighbors! This message addresses this habit that is found even in churches where we are supposed to be community. Continue reading

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Living with a Common Purpose

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series Life in Community

This message further clarifies the picture of living in community. With a sharper focus, we will be enticed into coming away from our self-absorbed world and into the fellowship of one another. If we are to come together in such a way, we must cast aside all of our personal motives and live together with a common purpose. That purpose must be defined by God and not by ourselves. Continue reading

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