The Power of Story as an Ongoing Celebration of Ministry

The Power of Story as an Ongoing Celebration of Ministry

There is a story in the making at your church. God is up to amazing things in the lives of people in the local church. We mark celebrations of church anniversaries and of people being added. These are great stories to mark and tell. They are a way to see forward motion and how far we’ve come. The Old Testament is filled with celebrations God’s people used to recall God’s goodness. Stories and celebrations of His faithfulness is God’s idea! Do you help share the reasons to celebrate in your... Read More
Do You Know Your Neighbors?

Do You Know Your Neighbors?

Relevance. A word that sometimes can be tossed around fairly flippantly in the local church. What does this word mean, though? All too often we hear that word and think that adding more lights, louder music or maybe updating the preaching style to be a bit more “edgy” makes us relevant. I am not sure that is a great definition of being relevant, though. Of course there is nothing really wrong with the things I just mentioned—if they fit into your church culture. However, I don’t necessarily... Read More