Here is the principle: forebear with others in matters of indifference. Participate with them. Be friends with them. Encourage them.
But one more thing needs to be said: we need to be careful to distinguish what are matters of indifference and what aren't. I think ther are twin dangers: elevating to primary importance things that aren't - like style of meetings - and thereby refusing to have fellowship with people we should; or, demoting things that are of first importance - like core doctrines - to secondaries for the sake of wanting to be friends with everybody.
An ordinary Sunday transformed - Sunday began like any ordinary Sunday, time in the office, final prayer and prep, then down to set up and pray together. The service was ordinary, the pre...
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