Be the church

As God’s people, the church, we need to roll up our ecclesiastical sleeves, bow our heads in prayer, open our Bibles with hope and expectancy, bare our hearts, our lives to the Lord and be prepared, willing, and anxious to take up the cross and follow Him.  By doing...

Can Jesus shine in you?

Ask yourself these questions: Do you add flavor to your environment?  Or does your environment flavor you?  According to the Bible, you’re supposed to be a light that penetrates the darkness you see in the world.  You’re supposed to be salt that flavors those around...

Making an impact

If the people of God would work to bring health to the body of Christ, there would be a phenomenal impact on the world today. The effectiveness of the world-wide body of Christ could triple. Once again, people would look at the expansion of the church and say these...

We could be more…

“I wish my church would invite the kind of examination and renewal that comes with the Healthy Churches Thrive! journey.  We’re really gifted, but it seems like the initiatives we do take on fall flat or are just less than what I’d hoped for. I know...

Let us praise

Is there anyplace I can go to avoid your Spirit? to be out of your sight? If I climb to the sky, you’re there! If I go underground, you’re there! If I flew on morning’s wings to the far western horizon, You’d find me in a minute–...