Of the 3 parts of man: body – soul – spirit, spiritual health is the area that most affects the rest of life.
Prior posts in this series can be found HERE and HEREThink about it… you’ve heard many stories of people with physical, mental, or emotional disabilities who are still able to live vibrant Christian lives because of a strong spiritual walk with Christ. Those are the kinds of testimonies that inspire us the most because they demonstrate how Christ’s life in us, through His Holy Spirit, is absolutely sufficient, no matter the obstacles.
Spiritual health: My story
My mother was already a faithful church goer the day I was born, and she still is today (she turns 84 the year of this writing). I joke sometimes that I was born right into the sin and degradation of the church nursery! No joke, I was in the church nursery the first Sunday after I was born.
The church we attended was an “Independent, fundamental, Bible believing, King James Only, women don’t wear pants” kind of Baptist church. To say it was conservative is an understatement. Thankfully, our church leadership was rabid about spreading the gospel, and I heard it