The purpose for which God gave apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors and teachers was to prepare the Church for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up. This building up of the body takes place in various environments.
The backbone that makes Celebration stand tall is not the Sunday pulpit or music pit. Both of these frontline ministries, the sword and the song, are crucial as we set out to help people win in life. But it should be clear to everyone that preaching and music couldn't happen without the equally dynamic organizational support supplied by hundreds of committed volunteers.
Water is essential for life. Jesus highlighted this natural reality with spiritual truth when he promised that streams of living water would flow through all those who would believe in Him (John 7:38). In other words, a vibrant Christian life requires the constant renewing flow of the Holy Spirit.