There is so much talk about the need to have a personal relationship with God. Have you ever stopped to think about the fact that when God spoke to and worked through individuals in the Bible it was rarely just about that one person. When God called a prophet, a priest was given his duties, or a king was put on the throne it was never about just that person. When you read the content of God’s conversations with Moses there is little emphasis on Moses’ relationship with God and more on the community at large’s relationship with God. Does God want a relationship with you? Of course he does but if we boil it all down to just Him and me we have really missed something valuable – the importance of being a part of the community of God. We have ended up with a generation, as many have pointed out, who love Jesus but dislike the church. That is unfortunate and needs to be reversed.