C hu r ch O r d e r 39 Christ among us. This means persevering in humility, without fear of man, sparing no effort or sacrifice, until the matter is set right. The church community thus depends on the faith of each member. 45 There are times when a member estranges himself or herself from the church community, for example by leaving its fellowship or by willfully violating his or her vows. Any member so estranged ceases to be a member in good standing. Only members in good standing are to be regarded as members in the sense described in these pages; in partic- ular, only they may participate in the life of the church community, remain on the grounds of a Bruderhof, serve in positions of spiritual or temporal responsibility, or represent the church community publicly. In case of doubt, it is for the body of members, spoken for by its appointed leadership, to declare whether or not a person is a member in good standing. We will go to great lengths to reconcile with any member not in good standing, in the hope that he or she may be restored to full fellowship. A Variety of Gifts 46 In our fellowship, “there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of service, but the same Lord; and there are varieties of working, but it is the same God who inspires them all in every one. To each is given the manifestation of the Spirit for 2 Cor 2:4 Acts 20:26–35; Phil 4:1–3 Eph 4:16 Titus 3:10–11 1 Jn 2:19; 3 Jn 1:9–11 Jude 1:20–23; Jas 5:19–20 1 Cor 12:4–7