There are some differences about which Christians must unite. There must be unity among believers of diverse nationalities, social standings and genders (Galatians 3:26-28). No matter who we are – Asian or Caucasian, black or white, employer or employee, rich or poor, man or woman – those who have “put on Christ” in baptism stand on equal ground before God and each other, worthy of being embraced as brothers or sisters. Only the cross of Christ could bring this about (Ephesians 2:14-16; Philemon 15-16).… Read More Biblical Unity in Diversity
God wants unity in the church. This article in the current Carolina Messenger by Eric Diaz examines much of what the Word of God says about unity and how to achieve it. It’s worth your time to read. Unity and the Christian — Eric Diaz.
I do not ask for these only, but also for those who will believe in me through their word, that they may all be one, just as you, Father, are in me, and I in you, that they also may be in us, so that the world may believe that you have sent me. John… Read More “…That They May All Be One…”
This article by Brock Shanks was published in the July/August, 2013 issue of the Carolina Messenger, an issue that dealt with the theme of challenges which preachers face. This article brings out some very good points about what churches need to do in order to grow. The Challenge To Grow A Church – Brock Shanks.
Unity in diversity. Yes, there is such a thing. The Lord Jesus wants his disciples to be united, even at times when there seems to be tremendous differences between them. Both Jesus and his apostles decry division (John 17:20-23; Eph. 4:1-3). Before we discuss this, however, let it be acknowledged that the denominational world generally… Read More “Unity In Diversity”…Does It Exist?