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Episode 116- Christina Fox– Closer Than a Sister: How Union with Christ helps Friendships to Flourish

Posted On October 9, 2017

Welcome to the 116th episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave Jenkins interviews Christina Fox about her book Closer Than a Sister: How Union with Christ helps Friendships to Flourish (Christian Focus, 2017).

What you’ll hear in this episode:

  • How Christian friendship is different from secular friendship.
  • How God’s people are made for community.
  • The significance of being united to Christ and to one another.
  • What Christina means by the sisterhood of faith.
  • How pastors and ministry leaders can encourage ladies to do life with one another better.
  • Why cultivating community is a challenge to sisterhood.
  • Some of the challenges to community.
  • Some barriers to community.
 About the Guest:
Christina Fox received her Master’s in counseling from Palm Beach Atlantic University. She is a blogger, writer, and speaker. She writes for a number of Christian ministries and websites, including Desiring God and The Gospel Coalition. She is the editor of the women’s ministry blog, enCourage (enCourage.pcacdm.org) and serves in women’s ministry at her church.She prefers her coffee black and from a French press, enjoys antiquing, hiking, traveling, and reading. You can find her at www.christinafox.com.

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