The mandate for community
If you are planning on coming to the Missional Communities workshop tomorrow in Sheffield then we are looking forward to seeing you there! I recently read this quote and loved it so wanted to share it with you. It’s all very well to say that we agree with something however and much harder to actually live it!
God has “lived in community” from eternity as Father, Son and Holy Spirit. God as Trinity is the core reality of the universe, and that means that the core of reality is community. We often live as if the essence of our being is the “I”, and as if the “we” of community is a nice add-on or an “intentional” choice. But the truth is we are made for community – we are made in the image of community – and if we live outside of community we are selling ourselves short.
Taken from ‘Common Prayer; A Liturgy for Ordinary Radicals’ by Shane Claiborne and Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove