The photo says it all !
These two churches on our main street are having a face-off !
They are both Christian Churches, but they have doctrinal differences, and thus , they have the need to worship on either side of the street.
I have attended both churches, while church visiting.
The white church is built to hold 1,200 worshippers. I counted 30 parishioners while I was there.
The gray church recently had part of their membership leave and form a new church, as they had some disagreements , which no one fully understood.
The members that left now share a church building with another church.This works out because one group worships on Sundays, while the other group thinks Saturdays are the best days to worship.
With so many divisions, is it any wonder if non- believers are confused about what Christianity actually teaches ?
Christ does not requires uniformity , but he requires agreement about the essentials of the faith, which are : Love God, and love your neighbour as yourself.
May we, in coming days, be blessed with greater unity. The world is watching us.