Hey! Long time, no blog. I know, and I apologize. When I said I was going to cut back on my postings I didn’t intend for them to completely cease. I’ll try to break my blogging ice with a short thought if that’s okay.
Something I’ve been thinking about quite a bit recently is koinonia. In Scripture this term is used to describe the fellowship of the saints in breaking bread and participating in worship as well as the word used to describe community (common unity) among a group. Believers need community, or koinonia, as it strengthens them as well as permits them to serve the body of Christ. There a good probability that I will end up blogging more on this topic in the future, but I want to just briefly relay something I have noticed. I was told by an atheist friend that believers have to attend church because they are weak minded and can only survive by continually surrounding themselves with others who agree with them. This individual believes that a Christian could not hold his faith if he faced “the real world”. Read the rest of this entry »