Category Archives: Community

What Would Your Brother Do?

We have been following the story of Jacob. In our last post we asked questions stemming from the plot that Jacob and his mother Rebekah hatched to get the blessing Isaac intended to bestow on his eldest son. Going back … Continue reading

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A Stolen Blessing

Have you ever had a tough conversation with someone?  Have you ever hurt someone?  Maybe you meant to, or maybe like me sometimes you are just a stump.  Here is the real question.  Have you ever hurt someone in such … Continue reading

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How does a heart get shaped like that?

Last time I promised that I would suggest a couple of recent examples of the power I see relationships bring to our world.  I warned that these would be examples from outside the Church to illustrate a capacity I believe … Continue reading

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What’s in a dream?

In our first look at Daniel we were in the 1st chapter.  You will remember it was the story about whether or not Daniel and his friends would eat the royal food.  The young men not only survived that first … Continue reading

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A look at Daniel–Where it all started

Last week on The Christian Unity Ministries Facebook page we started looking at some scripture passages in Daniel.  The book of daniel might not be the first place that comes to mind if you are looking to read about community … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Churches

“ It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the … Continue reading

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Small Groups: Teaching v. Facilitating

Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.  Romans 12:2 Teaching is tricky…because learning is tricky. … Continue reading

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Reconciliation: Waive Your Rights

Marcus W. Norris September 10, 2012  “All this is from God who reconciled himself to us through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation: that God was reconciling the world to himself in Christ, not counting men’s sins against … Continue reading

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The Cure

On Thursday nights I meet with some guys from my church.  Some people have tried to turn it into the “Men’s Ministry” of our church.  That is wishful thinking, but it comes from a good place.  It is really only … Continue reading

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How to Win Friends and Influence People…God’s Way

Editor’s Note:  Today’s post was written by Andrew Guthrie, a team member of our South Africa 2012 trip.  As you can tell from his post, he was the perfect team member and invaluable to our efforts!   Hi, I’m Andrew, … Continue reading

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