A Church 20 Years in the Making


We were not even supposed to be here.

Last July seven, my home church, Horizon Ministries, celebrated her 20th anniversary.

I used to scoff at church anniversaries. I would smirk, ‘’why bother celebrating if a church simply gets another year older?’’

I had to remember, that like people, not everyone woke up alive today.

Statistics say around 4,000 evangelical churches in America alone close their doors every year (or 77 per week).

Sometimes, to simply survive is enough cause for celebration. Continue reading