Much has been said lately within the Messianic community of our need for unity and the need to learn to walk at peace with brothers who may not see eye to eye on non-essential issues. We’ve written a couple times on this topic, including Learning to Color Within the Lines and Shooting Ourselves in the Foot. Clearly, the usual thoughts on ‘division’ are contrary to ‘unity.’
Another topic recently broached is the need for the Messianic community to study and further understand home fellowships as a model for growth and community building, particularly as it seems that persecution is on the horizon.
One article I wrote on the topic, Church as We Know it is Over, presents the thought and promised some continuing articles. As I have further pondered the topic this week, I have to admit that my thoughts have remained in an area that in my mind does not seem to be the most important part, yet I am compelled to explore it…. Continue reading “When division = growth…”