5 Important Habits of a Healthy Chuch

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1. Grace: enjoying what God does for us.

Be able to explain the     “CROSS”                                 Some really can’t.
Put the    CROSS     in all sermons.                                There is time.
Stand as a fellow    strugglers    .                                    Not all right.

2. Worship: exalting God and His Word.

Place the    sermon     as top priority.                            Not maybe.
Differentiate between “God says” and “I think.”         Billy is right.
Plan so emotions have time too.                                     No jump starts.

3. Community: enlisting people in groups.

Proclaim the good of three.
Plan structures for care and growth. Unstructured too.        Don’t just count on it.
Model it!                                                                                        Talk and walk.

4. Mission: emphasizing why we are here.

Write and communicate a    mission     statement.
Philosophy too.     Free     people to carry it out.                     Busy, busy. busy…
Who are these 10%?
Consider 50-50!                                                                             Wow!

5. Integrity: encouraging “    oneness    

Confront own “HEART”     defects    !                                       Top priority.
Nurture and confront other    leaders    .                                  Part of the job