I ran across the article, A Model For Community, in an email last week. I was particularly challenged by their ideas around skill development for community building.
I would love to hear what you think. Post your comments below.
A Model for Community
by Cameron Harder
It is not enough simply to assert, “Because God is and loves community, we should be more community minded.”
Obviously, communities as such are not always a good thing. They can be oppressive. Sometimes in families, urban board rooms, or rural towns, people are pigeonholed. They are unable to grow or change because they are pinned in place by the perceptions and expectations of those close to them. A few people may hold most of the power.
The truth is, in every community, wherever human beingsare close and vulnerable to each other, there seems to be some sin and suffering.
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