You know the type of congregation, have at least visited one. You go in, worship, go out, and there may be a bit of hello and a smidgen of banter, but nobody really knows anybody. The church isn’t really a family, a cohesive group, but a collection of individuals who come together for an hour or two a couple of times a week and who then go on their way.

Whether it be a new church, to prevent it from becoming like the description above, or whether it be a church dead in its relationships, the question is this: How can a congregation be a true community? Continue reading