29 Aug 2011

A High Touch Church: 20 Random Acts of Grace & Love

Author: Bobby Valentine | Filed under: Church, Grace, Ministry, Preaching, Unity

A High-Touch Church in A High-Tech World: 20 Random Acts of Grace and Love

1) Give love and support to a parent of teens

2) Rake a widows rocks

3) Take a single to lunch

4) Offer to keep a young mother’s children for a few hours so she can

have some personal time

5) Write a note of appreciation to an elder, deacon, Bible class teacher, or even the


6) Make an anonymous gift of $50 to a couple for a date

7) Visit someone in the hospital

8) Invite a visitor to sit with you

9) Invite a family over for snacks and games

10) Volunteer for the Giving Tree or other helping ministries

11) Host a teen event

12) Write a letter to a missionary

13) Pray daily for people in this church by name

14) Never let a visitor go unspoken to

15) Smile instead of frowning

16) Give love to those recovering from substance abuse

17) Offer to tutor a student struggling academically

18) Pick up the phone and call to tell someone that you love and

appreciate them

19) Share a good book with someone

20) Find the good and praise it

It is so incredibly easy to be a well-meaning dragon. It is so easy to tear down but it takes loving maturity to find the good and contribute to the good of the family of God.

Finally, beloved, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is pleasing, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence and if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things. Keep on doing the things that you have learned and received and heard and seen in me, and the God of SHALOM will be with you.” (Philippians 4.8-9, NRSV)


Bobby Valentine

2 Responses to “A High Touch Church: 20 Random Acts of Grace & Love”

  1. John Says:

    Very good.

  2. Niki Says:

    Good stuff Bobby! 🙂

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