Theology Tuesday: Loving Others That Are Different

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Pastor Burk Parsons said wisely:

The more we love others unlike us, the more we love as God loves us.

In the local church, many differences—personality, socioeconomic status, background, race, ethnicity, etc.—make up what we know to be the Body of Christ.  How do we handle these differences, biblically speaking? What are some guidelines we can follow from the Scripture when we don’t agree? How far is too far to not agree?

Dr. John Piper tackles these questions and more in his article:

http://www.desiringgod.org/articles/what-i-said-to-the-pastoral-staff-about-unity-amid-differences

 

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