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The need for Community

At a recent small groups conference at Saddleback Church Randy Frazee spoke on the ?call to community.? He reported the average American family manages 35 separate relationships on a day-to-day basis?children, extended family, neighbors, government, school, friends, work, Starbucks employees, … Continue reading

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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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