When Christian exercise goes very wrong
Sure, you may have heard that our bodies are the “temple of the Holy Spirit.” And that taking care of them is a good idea. But this…well, this is just crazy wrong! [insert link to my blog]
exercise? I’m glad you asked. It might look a lot like Ignite Week 2011! Why? Because when the
Okay, so that’s just some good, honest fun. ‘Cause nobody seriously thinks that’s how Christians should take care of their body, right?
But what about the “body of Christ,” a.k.a. “the church”? What would it look like if THAT body got exercise? I’m glad you asked. It might look a lot like Ignite Week 2011! Why? Because when the church begins to use its limbs and sinews and muscles and nerves, it gets stronger, and things start to happen. And that’s EXACTLY what we hope will result from Ignite Week 2011. As we all roll up our sleeves and serve someone in need, we’ll be exercising the body. It will grow in strength. And things will start to happen. Things that God would like to happen. Like, for example, people discovering hope.
So this is the last week I’ll be urging you to sign up for Ignite Week. Next week we’ll be giving progress reports and telling stories! Please join the hundreds already committed, and together let’s exercise the body of Christ and ignite HOPE!