One day Person One decides to leave the church. Suddenly out of the blue Person One feels the urge to call Person Two and let them know they think it's important that they establish a relationship. Upon their departure they contact Person Two to talk on the phone, extend invites for lunch or dinner, and send emails or facebook messages,among other things. However, they sat in the same church for years and years and rarely spoke two words to each other. Now there's a magnetizing force of sorts, drawing Person One toward Person Two.
Person One and Person Two could be any one of many people I've known over the years, or many of the friends I have who are also pastors and see this strange phenomenon happen time after time. Is it really an "unsolved mystery?"
I have my theory about why this happens, but I'd love to hear yours.