Jesus said we’d be known by the love we have for one another. But this love doesn’t happen by accident. We need intentional, consistent habits as a community that help us become the kind of family God has called us to be. (Matthew 22:37-40)
As we close out our 36 week journey through the Scriptures together we’ve called #Restoried, our narrative culminates in the coming God’s Spirit, giving birth to the family we call Church. (Acts 2:1-11)
When the way we practice our faith in a way that excludes brothers and sisters in Christ, we’re undermining the gospel. Because unity is a priority, we make room for differences on secondary matters and center our lives together around Jesus.
In Acts 15, we see the growing cultural tension between Jewish Christians and the new Gentile believers. Instead of seeing Jesus through the lens of our culture, politics and traditions, we make him Lord – and together as a new family, commit to rethinking...