Community & Friendship: An Antidote to an Increasingly Lonely Culture

Several recent studies indicate Americans report having fewer close friends and meaningful friendships. Why should we be concerned? Americans are also reporting loneliness at unprecedented levels. From all corners of the social sciences, we have long learned that the way humans find meaning and purpose is through social bonds. In this sermon, we will explore the extent to which community & friendship can be learned and practiced—and ultimately shift the current trajectory of an increasingly lonely culture.

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