Has there ever been any kind of contention in your congregation? That happens, and in the churches it has always happened, even Paul admonished the Corinthians for this practice. But something important is that we should know is the fact that these things happen does not mean that it is the normality of the church and that it is passed as good.
We are the Church of Christ, the body of the Lord, and we must behave as such. One of the most important commandments is: “You will love your neighbor as yourself,” and when we have strife in the church, we deviate from this commandment.
Paul told the Corinthian church: