She was on her deathbed. Every breath was laborious. Every breath was more difficult.
Those who surrounded her knew the end was imminent. It was only matter of time—a very brief time.
But the impossible became the possible. The dying lady survived. In fact, she not only survived, her outlook is very promising today.
Hers is a true story of resuscitation: from the brink of death to survival to improved health to a healthy life.
What about churches? Can a church experience a similar miraculous recovery? Admittedly, I have only seen a few churches with the same story of resuscitation. But I have seen a sufficient enough number to make some concise observations. These observations are among the most encouraging events I have ever witnessed.
How did these few churches go from near death to vibrant life? Here are their stories. Read More
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These two articles come from the Thom Rainer archive on the Outreach Magazine website. I have previously posted both articles. I am reposting them because I believe that Anglican Ablaze readers will benefit from rereading them if they have read them before. Those reading them for the first time will certainly benefit from reading them.