I Will Build Meaningful Relationships
Building your relationship with Christ will make you more Christ-like, and building relationships in a church community will help nurture that growth. Are you regularly building relationships?
This poor word has been watered down to a mere shadow of its intention. The Greek word is koinonia which means partnership, the same word used to describe a business partnership. This is so much more than lingering longer over coffee and cookies. It is a uniting of vision and mission, putting our hands together to the same plow, a unity of heart and mind and effort. It describes a commitment to the organism of the Body of Christ created by the Holy Spirit as each one dies to self and lives for Christ.
Note: the early Christians devoted themselves (not "were devoted" but "devoted themselves" i.e. completely gave themselves over to) to the (definite article) fellowship (not to fellowshipping but to the fellowship).