Our Christian basis for unity is in that we all share the same blood, we have all been redeemed by our brother Christ. But we also have our unity in the fact that we share the same human condition. We are made in the image of God and are unique in creation. Yet we also are all equally flawed. None of us have the right answers, none of us are perfect, none of us can make it without each other. Additionally, we all share the same purpose- to draw nearer to God and to be transformed into his likeness each day.
Our objective should therefore be to work with one another, recognizing our collective and individual strengths and weaknesses so that we can complement the work God is trying to do in us – our transformation for the good of ourselves and of the world. We will never agree on everything (doctrine or opinion), but our unity as stated above is that which carries us through our disagreements. Our foundation in unity is the power that allows us to trust and bend when we need to and stand strong when we need to. This is a good vision to call our own and it is also a vision that is open or flexible enough to allow God to direct our work and efforts according to his will.