The Pride Divide

Joel Plantinga

READ : 1 Corinthians 1:10-17 One of you says, “I follow Paul”; another, “I follow Apollos”; another, “I follow Cephas”; still another, “I follow Christ.” Is Christ divided? (vv. 12-13, niv) Whether we like it or not, our identity is often the product of divisions of one kind or another. Race, gender, political affiliation, income, or any of a variety of factors classify and separate us. In my town, you are either an “east-sider” or “west-sider”—ironically determined by which side …