In Creating Community: Five Keys to Building a Small Group Culture, Stanley and Willits identified four negative results of living a life in isolation: a loss of perspective, a fear of intimacy, increasing selfishness, and poor health.
Creating Community: Five Keys to Building a Small Group Culture, 31-32. Illustration by Jim L. Wilson and Ralph Neighbour III
John 17:11 (GW) “I won't be in the world much longer, but they are in the world, and I'm coming back to you. Holy Father, keep them safe by the power of your name, the name that you gave me, so that their unity may be like ours.”