Lewis is right. We don’t need friends. But his point is just the opposite: we actually do. Friends are the most wonderfully unnecessary necessity.
What if more Christians began to view their friendships as stewardships from God? We should all actively look for opportunities to leverage our friendships for practical, kingdom-minded endeavors.
On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Scott Keith, Prof. of Theology at Concordia University, about the ins and outs of Christian friendship and Dr. Keith’s new collection of essays on the subject.
New graces come with new friendships, and friendships of the past can shrink into the background so that God can shape and mold through new ones.
The blessing of friendship on this earth points to the eternal blessing of communion with God and His people forevermore.
Sharing our suffering and weeping together is essential to community and worship.