AKA a smack in the face.
"He who loves his dream of a community more than the Christian community itself becomes a destroyer of the latter, even though his personal intentions may be ever so honest and earnest and sacrificial." Bonhoeffer...Life Together
I need to stop letting my idolatrous hopes for deep, authentic, loving community sabotage the community God is inviting me into.
And so do you.
It's messy in relationships...but when the mess is being redeemed...there is nothing better.
What's keeping you from the fellowship of believers who can encourage your heart, share your burdens and love your mess?
What's keeping you from the fellowship of believers who YOU can encourage their hearts, share their burdens and love their mess?
There's nothing better than God's gathered going for his glory!