Building Authentic Community

Where are you in the process of building authentic community?

I personally know these stages though I never had language for them. But here it names places where my church has been and is. The problem is that it feels so often that the church stays at the level of pseudocommunity. And yet in order for reconciliation to happen we need to get to at least stage 3. Wouldn’t you agree?

Building Authentic Community I had the opportunity to sit on a leadership development class this morning led by Dr. Brenda Salter McNeil. She was in the midst of training a group of pastors who share a core commitment to racial reconciliation and social justice as manifestations of the Gospel. The topic of instruction was the challenge of building authentic community, particularly in cross cultural settings. She used Scott Peck's model of community from the book "A Different … Read More

via Daniel Hill's Blog


About David Park

Christian 2nd-generation Korean American; Atlanta Georgia; more details to come. View all posts by David Park

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