E: 6 Closer Than a Sister

Closer Than A Sister

This world can be lonely. We all long to feel apart, to be known and accepted. We were created for community that reflects the community found in the trinity, but it can be difficult to find. How do we encourage community in the busyness of life and in spite of our transient culture? On today’s episode, Christina Fox joins Karen Hodge to discuss practical steps she took to grow her own Christian Community, and how even through a move she has been reminded that Jesus is her first and most perfect friend.

Discussion Questions

  • Do you feel like you have the kind of community that Christina described?
  • Are there others in your church that need to be drawn into deeper community?
  • What obstacles keep you from inviting people over to your home?
  • Acts 2:42-47 describes the fellowship of the first believers. How does your church reflect that kind of community and how does it fail to reflect that kind of community?
  • What could you do this week to encourage the kind of community Acts describes?

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About the Speaker:

Christina Fox

Christina Fox is a speaker, writer, blogger, and author of A Heart Set Free: A Journey to Hope Through the Psalms of Lament and Closer Than a Sister: How Union in Christ Helps Friendships to Flourish. She is the editor of the enCourage blog and serves on the advisory board at Covenant College. She attends East Cobb PCA where she serves in women’s, youth, and children’s ministry. You can find her at www.christinafox.com.

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