Church Unity

Barna: Pastors Say They Often Preach on Church Unity—Christians Disagree

"pastors and Christians differ in their opinions about the term [unity] as well. For pastors, words like 'harmony' (70%), 'reconciliation' (52%) and 'sacrifice' (41%) come to mind, while Christians tend to say 'alliance' (39%) or 'sameness' (31%)." - Barna

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Review: ‘How Can I Love Church Members with Different Politics?’ by Jonathan Leeman and Andy Naselli

"The day before the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic, a small book by Jonathan Leeman and Andy Naselli was released: How Can I Love Church Members with Different Politics? Nobody knew at the time how much we’d need it." - TGC

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What Does the Bible Have to Teach Our Churches about Multi-Ethnic Unity?

"Given these difficulties, my church’s elders decided we wanted to spend time intentionally shepherding our people to think rightly about our identity as a gospel community as well as our responsibility to one another and the world in these divided times. One way we did that was by preaching a sermon series highlighting four texts on our covenant relationship as they applied to race, ethnicity, and God’s purposes in the gospel." -  9 Marks

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Church, Don’t Let Coronavirus Divide You

"...even if it turns out you’re right, can you not sacrifice your ideal for a season, out of love for others who believe the precautions are necessary? Even if you personally think it is silly, or even cowardly, for someone to stay home even after the church is open again on Sundays, can you not heed Paul’s wisdom in Romans 14: 'Let us not pass judgment on one another any longer, but rather decide never to put a stumbling block or hindrance in the way of a brother'?" - TGC

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