Friendships is about encouraging, supporting and caring for each other and learning from each other. It is enjoying each others company, living life together and realising that we are stronger and better together than we are on our own.
True friendship is an amazing gift, but for some people making and maintaining friendships isn’t easy. Many of us don’t have the depth or quality of friendships that we long for. It isn’t the friends you can count that matter, but the friends you can count on.
Deep down so many of us are looking for genuine and real relationships. God created us for relationship with himself and with each other. So where do we start if we want more authentic friendships. We can learn seven lessons from looking at Jesus’ model of friendship. We’ll share these with you on our blogs.
(adapted from an article by Sarah Abell in Christianity magazine April 2011)