AVOIDANCE & The Church Isn’t Perfect; Love It Anyway. #SpiritualWaypointsBook #RickWarren

by Rick Warren, PastorRick.com, 2/16/22.

… In parenting, you don’t wait for your kids to grow up before you start loving them; you love them at every stage of their maturity. In the same way, you need to learn to love people at every stage of their growth, and you need to learn to love the church as a whole in every stage of its growth.

Other believers will disappoint you, but that’s no reason to stop loving and fellowshipping with them. You’re going to live with them for eternity—so you should be practicing now how to love them more like Jesus.

“Be patient with each other, making allowance for each other’s faults because of your love” (Ephesians 4:2 NLT).

Read more at … https://pastorrick.com/the-church-isnt-perfect-love-it-anyway/