People sometimes ask why we live together. While reading this morning I came across a great explanation of the heart behind our living with multiple families to a house:
Let us be clear that the Body of Christ is not something remote and unreal, to be expressed only in heavenly terms. It is very present and practical, finding the real test of our conduct in our relations with others. For while it is true we are a heavenly people, it is no use just to talk of a distant heaven. Unless we bring heavenliness into our dwellings and offices, our shops and kitchens, and practice it there, it will be without meaning.
Sit, Walk, Stand by Watchman Née