Monday Minute 5.3 (makes you think)

60 seconds to make you think.

And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ …

Ephesians 4.11-13

We often think church is about maturing believers, equipping saints, growing us up in the faith, worshipping the great and mighty God. And while that is a large part of it, this verse also tells us it is about attaining the unity of the faith.

Unity … do we focus on that? Do we endeavor to emphasize this? How much energy and assets do we invest in attaining unity?

This week … spend some time thinking about your role in this important part of church life. Are you aiding in the unity of God’s people, or are you part of the division making?

Then, after you think about your role … do something.

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About Todd K Estes

In this journey called Life, it gets a bit muddy - But Jesus sees beyond the mud and sees the person He created, the person He loves, and the person He is still working on. I am one of those persons - and so are you. I am a sold-out follower of Jesus, husband way out of my league, father to a great son, part of the family of God, and pastor of a great church family - Evergreen Baptist in Appomattox.

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