Philippians 2:1 – 4 A Call for Unity

I am sure you will agree with this statement: as human beings we struggle to be in unity.
This moment in particular is marked by tribalism. Once upon a time people would have a
sense of solidarity because they came from the same town or country or language group;
now there are so many different tribes, where even families and churches are now divided
against themselves. Our sinfulness is on full display. And now add to that instant
communication; 24 hour global news; inflammatory reporting by the media; the ready rage
that is now weaponized to respond to any issue; anonymous trolling; a default state of
judgmentalism; we have given ourselves permission to be triggered; paint ourselves as
victims of prejudice and microaggressions; etc. We struggle and are struggling deeply with