NT’s Communities

  • Church Family
    • “ Now you are the body of Christ, and each one of you is a part of it” (1 Cor. 12:27). “so in Christ we who are many form one body, and each member belongs to all the others” (Romans 12:5).

 

  • Personal Family
    • “ Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up” (Deut. 6:5-7).

 

  • Everyday Connections
    • Neighbors, Friends, Co-workers
    • “Be careful how you live among your unbelieving neighbors. Even if they accuse you of doing wrong, they will see your honorable behavior, and they will believe and give honor to God when he comes to judge the world” (1 Peter 2:12).

 

  • Campus
    • Community around the facilities
    • “ And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself” (Matthew 22:39).

 

  • World Missions:
    • “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age” (Matthew 28:19-20).

 

  • Self
    • “Anyone who lives on milk, being still an infant, is not acquainted with the teaching about righteousness. But solid food is for the mature, who by constant use have trained themselves to distinguish good from evil. (Hebrews 5:13-14)