Fight For It

As I have 10 days remaining in my time of solitude, this excerpt from Waking the Dead about community rings so true. Would love to hear your thoughts.

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Fight For It  – John Eldredge
09/21/2008

Be kind, for everyone you know is facing a great battle.

A true community is something you will have to fight for. You’ll have to fight to get one, and you’ll have to fight to keep it afloat. But you fight for it like you bail out a life raft during a storm at sea. You want this thing to work. You need this thing to work. You can’t ditch it and jump back on the cruise ship. This is the church; this is all you have. Without it, you’ll go down. Or back to prison. Continue reading