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Tribalism

Tribalism

Sandra Unger spoke for Greg while he was on vacation the week after the 4th. In this clip, Sandra explains whats tribes are and how that creates unintended separation between people. In the full sermon, she speaks about what it means to be part of the Jesus Tribe. She discusses the reasons people are prone to label people so quickly. She talks about the commonplace occurrence of tribalism within our culture, and how as Jesus people we can work to overcome such separations today.

We all lean in these directions due to the influences all around us. Let’s become more aware of these tendencies in one another and challenge those things that keep us apart.

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