Why would God want to claim me as his child when I have failed him?
Rubel Shelly writes about the current epidemic of racism that has shown up in recent days and has been confronted with the Black Lives Matter campaign.
04/18/2015 by Rubel Shelly
Rubel Shelly reminds us of the real reason for the season and that we must not forget Jesus in all the holiday trappings and mess and reindeer and Santa.
12/21/2014 by Rubel Shelly
Rubel Shelly uses John Wooden as an example and a great quote on the need to focus on doing today what we can do and make the little changes each day that get us closer to our goal.
11/14/2014 by Rubel Shelly
Rubel Shelly uses the story of John Callender's failure and subsequent courage to remind us how to overcome the failure of our past.
04/25/2014 by Rubel Shelly
Rubel Shelly reminds us of MLK, Martin Luther King, Jr., and how he taught us we were all equal in God's eyes and that Jesus was the answer to uniting us into one people under God.
02/07/2014 by Rubel Shelly
Rubel Shelly takes on the risky topic of being judgmental and risks saying that there are times when we must be discerning and use proper judgment.
01/10/2014 by Rubel Shelly
Rubel Shelly re-shares a prayer for the New Year and a fresh start on life.
01/02/2014 by Rubel Shelly
Ron Rose reminds us that work is sacred and we should not divide our lives into sacred and secular boxes.
11/21/2013 by Ron Rose
Rubel Shelly reminds us of the keys to following Jesus by pulling our leg about a bunch of rules for building a snowman.
11/12/2013 by Rubel Shelly
Rubel Shelly talks about Davion Navar Henry Only and his search for his mother and a forever family who will love him unconditionally.
11/01/2013 by Rubel Shelly
Rubel Shelly shares insight on the whole Bible and our need to read the whole Bible, not just the New Testament.
10/11/2013 by Rubel Shelly
Rubel Shelly reminds us that there are honest athletes and football players.
09/19/2013 by Rubel Shelly
Rubel Shelly reminds us that we can refuse to climb into the pigeonholes that other people have made for us because we know who our real Father is.
09/06/2013 by Rubel Shelly
Rubel Shelly reminds us that trust in God to act is not passive, but an active life that does what is required, trusting that our difficulties and challenges are problems for God to solve.
08/22/2013 by Rubel Shelly
Rubel Shelly reminds us that rushing around to get where we think God wants us to be is seldom God's plan and seldom accomplishes what God wants to do in us.
08/01/2013 by Rubel Shelly
David Bratton shares with us some important ideas about praying without ceasing and obeying, honoring, blessing, and working for the justice that blesses God.
07/25/2013 by David W.T. Bratton
Rubel Shelly comments and describes the difference between Superman and Jesus.
07/05/2013 by Rubel Shelly
Rubel Shelly reminds us that questions keep our minds alive and the spirit of a child awakened in each of us.
06/29/2013 by Rubel Shelly
Rubel Shelly reminds us of the value of small increments of time used wisely to make an eternal difference by doing the small things in the lives of others that bless, encourage, and support them.
06/11/2013 by Rubel Shelly
Rubel Shelly weighs in on the tragedy in Oklahoma, our easy explanations, and our overuse of the word just.
06/06/2013 by Rubel Shelly
Mark Frost continues a series on Becoming a Yes! Church being done by Interim Ministry Partners Phil Ware, Mark Frost, Greg Anderson, and Tim Woodroof
05/25/2013 by Mark Frost
Rubel Shelly reminds us of the missing virtue of persistence -- endurance and perseverance mixed with consistency and integrity.
05/19/2013 by Rubel Shelly
Phil Ware writes about interim ministry and his partners, and how we can be a 'Yes" church.
05/14/2013 by Phil Ware
Rick Brown reminds us that in the middle of our chaotic world and the catastrophic things that have happened recently, worship still brings us into the presence of God and gives us a reason to go on!
05/07/2013 by Rick Brown
Rubel Shelly reminds us that behind the great 42 of Jackie Robinson was a heart of faith and willingness to honor Jesus in the way he dealt with injustice, hatred, and prejudice.
05/03/2013 by Rubel Shelly