The last 5 letters of the word community — it won’t be authentic without it. (Author unknown)

What is community? Webster: a unified body of individuals with common interests. Unless there is agreement on the things we hold in common, there really is no community; it would just be a group of people. The “i” in unity is central and important. Unless I work for unity within the group, the so-called community will be dysfunctional and unsuccessful.

How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity! (Psalm 133:1). And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity (Colossians 3:14).