Lent, A Necessary Time of Preparation
This resource provides an introduction to Lent and offers a comprehensive guide to Lenten planning. It provides suggestions for selecting passages, ideas for a sermon series, questions to consider, and sample elements of worship.
Unity in Diversity
This devotional on Psalm 133 reflects on how unity in a fallen world is fleeting. Even so, God restores our broken relationships as a gift to us.
Unity Through Conflict
Heidi De Jonge looks at the unity of Galatians 2:1-14 after Peter and Paul address their different emphases in ministry. Unity means we participate in each other's lives, God participates in ours, and we in his.
Unity Once Again
Unity is not something that happens once and is complete. It grows and is worked on, is a focus of the church. That's what Paul is telling us in Ephesians 4:11-13.
The Unity of Christ's Body: The Church and Advent Questions
A recording of a chapel service and sermon on Ephesians 1:9-10; 4:1-8; 11-16. How do we maintain unity in the Spirit? The sermon wrestles with how unity is possible through the gifts of God.
Unity Christian High School Art Students
A reflection on worship prior to Good Friday at Unity Christian High School, Hudsonville, Michigan. The author shares about what made this particular chapel so special.
Unity of the Church
This podcast is a commentary on Acts 18:1-17 and 1 Corinthians 1:10-18 that explores themes of disagreement, leadership, division, and unity within the Church at Corinth.
God's Call and Human Response
This is a full worship planning resource on Exodus 3:1–15, Psalm 105, Romans 12:9–21 and Matthew 16:21–28. It includes liturgy planning, sermon notes, commentary, song suggestions, readings, prayers and more.
Unity in the Church
Even in the early churches, the pursuit of unity was not easy, says Thomas Lane Butts. But Lent is a good time for Christians to reconsider their responsibility for unity in the community of faith.
Full Text Hymns on Unity
In Unity We Lift Our Song©
Blest Be the Tie That BindsPD
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Unity Within Diversity
Matt Ingalls explores the legacy of seventeenth-century ecumenist George Calixtus, and talks about finding unity within diversity through the lens of covenanted relationships.
The Unity of the Church
James McCord preaches from John 17, Jesus' high priestly prayer, in which Jesus has three concerns: that the disciples would be kept from the world, kept in unity, and would be witnesses of God's reconciling mission....
History of Hymns: “Blest Be the Dear Uniting Love”
This offers background and commentary on venerable hymn of Christian unity by Charles Wesley, “Blest Be the Dear Uniting Love.”
The Theological Foundation of Christian Unity
A devotional reflection by Mark D. Roberts on Ephesians 4:4-5. Roberts illuminates how the grammer of the verses emphasizes that God's unity creates the unity that is, or should be, seen in the church.
Unity and Integrity
Is church unity even possible? In this sermon on John 17: 20-21, Todd Donatelli observes that we must live in such a unity of relationship that we are not able to separate ourselves from each other....
In this article, John Yambasu reminds us that reasons for division were prevalent throughout church history. The good news is that God has a plan and purpose for his church, and we should strive for unity....