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The need to belong

August 22, 2014 | belonging, Christ, connecting, Gary Combs, God, guatemala, jesus, Uganda

“Now you are no longer strangers to God and foreigners to heaven, but you are members of God’s very own family, citizens of God’s country, and you belong in God’s household with every other Christian” (Ephesians 2:19 TLB). Belonging was formally recognized as one of the most profound human needs by American psychologist, Abraham Maslow. In a 1943

The need for belonging

February 7, 2013 | belong, belonging, Christ, family, friends, God, home, jesus, self-esteem

“And you also are among those who are called to belong to Jesus Christ” (Romans 1:6 NIV84). I was eight years old when I learned the need for belonging. I was known as the smart kid in my third grade class at High Point Elementary. My teacher even chose me to represent our class on