This is taken from Creature of the Word by Matt Chandler, Josh Paterson, and Eric Geiger.
The gospel is the deepest foundation for community. What connects believers is the reality that we were all very messed up people, broken before a holy God, yet rescued and given new life in Christ. What unites believers is deeper than anything that can divide.
Taken from the kindle edition of Chapter 3 - The Creature in Community from Creature of the Word by Matt Chandler, Josh Paterson, Eric Geiger ©2012 by The Village Church published by B&H publishing.