Spiritual community is always a miracle

by Larry Crabb

Spiritual community is always a miracle. It cannot be programmed into existence. It will never be successfully scheduled to take place on Tuesday evening when the small group meets. Yet we still try to manage community. We end up settling for either an occasionally convincing counterfeit of community, where all that’s missing is the Spirit, or we lose hope that we’ll ever experience the real thing. And, of course, we won’t — not as long as we stay in control.

Becoming a True Spiritual Community, p. 165

One Response

  1. Very valuable interesting information, thank you for sharing. I feel we all need to give a little of ourselves, become more involved in our community, find out more about our neighbors. The better we know those around us the better we can serve them. Amen Glory to God, God bless you and your family.

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