I am going to talk about this at our church this morning so I decided to repost this blog. If you didn’t get a chance to read it the first time around, please be sure to read it. 🙂
When I was growing up, our family didn’t watch a ton of television but some “Must See TV” for us was the NBC lineup on Thursday nights: The Cosby Show. Family Ties. Cheers. Night Court.
For those of you who are around my age or older (I turned 40 last August), you know that Cheers was the place “where everybody knows your name.” And while you may question just how deep the friendships between Sam and Cliff and Norm truly got, the success of that show hinged on the truth from their theme song.
God created human beings for relationship. For community. Yes, even introverts like myself! 🙂 As our society becomes more and more isolating (thanks to inventions like air conditioning, we don’t need to be outdoors in the summer…), we crave true community even more.
And that’s where the church should shine.
Here’s a picture of the early…
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