The Bible Tells Me So

The Bible Tells Me So

Sure, you really like your pastor. You know he or she works really hard and spends countless hours serving the church.  Why, you even sent him a card during Clergy Appreciation Month and even took up a collection in Sunday school to buy him a Cracker Barrel gift card...
It Matters

It Matters

You’ve probably noticed that what your minister does or says in church has an effect on how you feel for the rest of the day.  But, have you ever wondered how your ministry team is affected by what YOU do each Sunday?  Here’s what one worship leader recently shared:...

Help Us Help Texas

Dear Friends of Energize Ministries, As I write this, much of the Southeast is preparing for major hurricane Irma and the pending damage that is to come.  It seems like an unprecedented season of disasters coming together- even as our team just returned from a relief...
Arms Held High

Arms Held High

There is a story in the Old Testament that offers a beautiful picture of what it looks like to support our ministry leaders.  In this story, we find the Israelites at war and their leader, Moses, on a mountaintop praying for victory.  Moses prays with his arms...
A 2-for-1 Special?

A 2-for-1 Special?

One frustration many pastor’s wives face is the expectations placed on them by church members. What was supposed to be her husband’s job also becomes hers, as she finds herself chairing committees, leading the women’s ministry and working in the nursery on Sunday....