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The Paradox of Community

The Paradox of Community

Why church members often run from community despite their attraction to it

 |  posted 2/27/2008


In a book called The Different Drum, M. Scott Peck suggests that while we want intimacy, we often run from it. Perplexing, isn't it? We want to be honest and open, but we are not willing to risk being ourselves in a group of sisters and brothers.

As an example, let's say that Greg is upset over his teenager's recent experimentation with smoking pot. ...

Topics:Community, Confidentiality, Intimacy, Relationships, Time management, Trust
Filters:Train
References:Romans 12:10, Hebrews 10:25
Date Added:February 27, 2008

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