All Together Now: We Belong Together

Last week we learned through the story of Mara Abbott, quantum physics, and Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians that life is better together. We really are the body and we are all interconnected.

This week we’ll study the story of Simeon in Acts 8. Simeon Bachos, the Ethiopian eunuch, became the first Gentile convert to Christ. There is a powerful message here, because Simeon Bachos was the ultimate outsider. Excluded by his ethnicity and wounded in his sexuality, Simeon had never belonged, never had a place he could truly call home. But when Philip preached Jesus to him and then baptized him, the prophecy of Isaiah was fulfilled—the inclusive temple of Christ had been built!