Tag Archives: Unity

The Body of Christ

Every person who believes in Jesus is baptized by the Holy Spirit to form one body, the body of Christ. Jesus is our head, and each of us is part of his body. The church is unified as one, with … Continue reading

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Philadelphian Love

Philly love is the ‘we’re in this together’ kind of love. When you live with mutual affection, then when you hit the tough spots, you have the currency to do the heavy lifting of life together. We need to love … Continue reading

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Grinding Axes

There is enough division and discord in the family of God and certainly enough in the world. So let’s remember what is essential and don’t get caught up in the subtleties and nuances to the point that we create division … Continue reading

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Potato Head Body of Christ

The Body of Christ is not Mr. Potato Head. What we were thinking? The idea of not belonging to the Body of Christ is not an option in the family of God. We function as one. No division. No superiority. … Continue reading

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Gather as One

We are not individuals charting a course through the wilderness on a solo run toward a hidden paradise. We are a band of brothers and sisters who bring each other along with a no-one-gets-left-behind commitment to the whole. Gather together, … Continue reading

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Unity Secondary to Self

How we get along in the church is a communication of the gospel to those outside the church. Jesus desires for his followers to live in unity as an expression of his relationship with his Father. Unfortunately, people in the … Continue reading

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In Christ United

Christ is not divided. The cross is full of power and the gospel is the core of our unity and the basis of our agreement. Can we start there? Can we start by saying we are brothers and sisters in … Continue reading

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