There’s no feeling quite as depressing as a line of connection being suddenly cut short. Ministers have this sensation a lot. We’re often lonely in a crowded room.
I have always watched TV in community. In many ways these communities of shared stories have shaped the stories I tell about my life.
The challenges of friendship
Christians think differently about friendship. Our understanding is rooted in a God who never writes us out of the story of divine love—whatever our failings.