Podcast Episode #468
Church unity is an issue in many churches. Fighting, gossip, and bullying can really play havoc on unity. Today, we discuss why and how churches can become more unified.
Some highlights from today’s episode include:
- Jesus wanted churches to be unified (John 17), but not many churches want unity.
- The more outward-focused a church is, the less self-centered they will be.
- The most important factor in church unity is having an outward focus.
- One of the primary roles of deacons is to keep unity in the church.
The reasons for church unity which we discuss are:
- They have a community outward focus.
- They come through a crisis.
- They have leadership that keeps them on track.
- They have a low tolerance for gossiping and bullying.
- They have a clear and actionable vision statement.
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