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Communities Practice Vulnerability

Communities Practice Vulnerability By Pastor Scott Roberts A community that loves and serves one another, practices times of fellowship, and incorporates others will also be a community that practices vulnerability. To understand why vulnerability is necessary, one must first understand what vulnerability is. Vulnerability means that one is exposed to the possibility of being harmed…

True Communities Practice Forgiveness

What is forgiveness and why is it necessary for community building and sustaining? I really like this definition of forgiveness: …a conscious, deliberate decision to release feelings of resentment or vengeance toward a person or group who has harmed you,   regardless of whether they actually deserve your forgiveness.1 Such a definition places the burden of…