What does community look like?

22nd September 2017

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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

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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

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“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? [...]

A Book Packed with Community Inspiration

10th March 2017
IT was with great surprise that I opened Called to Community to find that the first chapter was written by Fjodor Dostojevskij; an excerpt from The Brothers Karamazov about how heaven is realised when we reject individualism. This turned out to be a great introduction to such a diverse collection of articles about community life. […]

Cosy Communities

26th September 2016
MY girlfriend Sarah and I recently had a debate concerning furnishings and design. I argued that Christians who live simply shouldn’t care about such things but try to live in a house, no matter what it looks like. Sarah, on the contrary, said that even God cares about aesthetics, that beauty doesn’t have to be […]

An Antidote to Consumerism: Simplicity

3rd April 2015
There is a growing interest in Christian community living. Online, there are definite signs that Christians are reaching out for particular strands which, together, make up community. One of these is sustainability: the belief that there are enough resources on earth to provide for its population, if only these resources could be used wisely and […]
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