What Is Community and Where Does It Come From?

21st February 2019

“Community” has become a bit of a buzzword. What is it, why do we need it and how can we find true community? Julia Faire writes.

“Excuse me, can you tell me what does the word ‘Community’ mean?” Doubtless, if we were to walk along our local high street and, at random, ask a range of people what the word ‘community’ means, we w[...]

What does community look like?

22nd September 2017

See here for part 1 and part 2.

It is very apparent that Paul was an advocate of community but he wasn’t into cloning. The communities he founded were unlike the first Jerusalem chur[...]

A fresh look for a fresh community

15th September 2017

See here for part 1 and part 3.

The New Creation Christian Community began in 1974 – over 40 years ago. We are taking a careful look at our life together. What needs t[...]

What can we learn from the early Jerusalem church community?

10th August 2017

See here for part 2 and part 3.

“All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of their possessions was their own, but they shared everything they had”. (Acts 2:44) An experiment that failed? [...]

The Jerusalem Project: Starting a Christian Community from Scratch

12th July 2017
THE Jerusalem Project is based on the radical idea that biblical followers of Jesus should live like the followers of Jesus in the Bible. Specifically, we don’t think that the community of goods that Jesus practiced with his disciples (John 13:29) and that they then continued to practice in the apostolic church in Jerusalem (Acts […]

Francis Schaeffer and the L’abri community

26th May 2017
TELL us about Francis, who was he? He was an American pastor, who was sent by his Presbyterian church to Switzerland to work with young people. When his own daughters went to university, they brought people back for the weekend. Schaeffer was always generous at the table and naturally, people asked if they could stay […]
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