Since it is October this post from Justin Taylor on the Gospel Coalition is a relevant reminder for us –
Those seated out by left field at AT&T Park, the home of the San Francisco Giants, could teach us a lot about the church and the people who compose it. Seriously.
There’s a diverse crew of fans seated out there, fans who’ve been taking games in, together, for years. None of them knew one another before they started watching these baseball games, writer Tim Keown notes, but “now they celebrate births, mourn deaths and mark the passage of time by baseball milestones.”
Nowhere else, the writer seems to imply, could such community, such “camaraderie,” be found.
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