Monday, June 11, 2012

How To Do Community When You Don't Live In Close Proximity

At The Vine, this has been a challenge for our church.  Since we don't have a ton of small groups yet, many of our people coming from different parts of town to be in the same small group.  When you live spread apart, steady-state community is challenged.  Tim Chester addresses this.

Tim Chester:
Missional community life and everyday church requires a certain level of proximity. I’ve had a lot of questions on this issue, especially when I’ve been in the United States. Let’s take a church I spent some time with in New Jersey as an example. They have people living half an hour drive from the church building in one direction and half an hour drive in the other direction. So some people live an hour away from each other. How are they going to share their lives?
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