Community of Love
The home we grow together
UNITY IN HEART
The key word here is "together." God created us to be in community. It is certainly true that we can have a personal relationship with God, but it is easy for us to forget that we also have a "corporate" relationship with God. In other words, when we gather together in worship we aren't just a bunch of separate individuals, we are a community called by God to be his people in this place at this time.
When we associate in the company of people with worldly morals, we run the risk of mimicking their behaviors, their language, and their habits. As such, it is critical that we are careful whom we form relationships with. True Christian friends will build each other up emotionally, spiritually, and physically, because of the shared trust and acceptance. As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.
This is the Great Commission, the Bible says, "How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things!". The warmth of love and care of the Community of Love is a very effective tool to introduce the Gospel to many others. People will be able to see love of Jesus in all individuals of Community of Love. There is something about strength in unity as Jesus sent the apostles out two by two.