Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Cross-Cultural Unity

"An American Christian has far more in common with a gospel-believer who lives a nomadic life on the Mongolian plains than they do with a non-believer who lives on their street, drives a similar car, and whose children go to the same school as theirs.Christian unity takes no account of cultural distinctives and is never contingent on cultural similarity" (page 44)

"Fellowship with Christ is sufficient basis for fellowship with one another. We must never exclude someone whom God has included in His people. But equally, fellowship with Christ is the only basis for fellowship with  one another. Churches must not maintain unity at the expense of the gospel." (page 48)

        - Timothy Keller, Galatians For You