Together in His Grace 2007 Archives

Don't Let Go!

Don't Let Go!

Which should we hold on to during this season?

Bill Sherrill reminds us to not let go of our friends who are depressed nor of our joy in the season.

Are We Missing Something?

Are We Missing Something?

Doesn't feel as if something is lacking in all the mess?

Tom Norvell talks about a pre-Christmas trip to the place of insanity, the mall, and questions if they are missing something in the season.

I Did It for You!

I Did It for You!

Why would he go searching at such great risk?

Rubel Shelly reminds us of a hard story from last year about James Kim who risked everything to get help for his family, and he reminds us that Jesus did the same thing for us in leaving heaven.

The Best Gifts

The Best Gifts

Can you turn loose what you have to find the joy you don't have?

Ron Rose reminds us that the best gifts are those we keep in circulation by sharing them with others.

Love Beyond the Ledger

Love Beyond the Ledger

Are you willing to give up your ledger sheet and really love?

Ron Rose reminds us about the true spirit of giving and that it isn't barter love or ledger sheet giving, but generous giving like we have received from God.

Kids Say the Most Important Things!

Kids Say the Most Important Things!

What have children said to you lately?

Ron Rose shares a precious story about a granddaughter who had such faith in the middle of her surgery and the surgeon who was asked to find Jesus.

Give Your Kids a Sporting Chance

Give Your Kids a Sporting Chance

What's the most important thing for you as a coach of your kids?

Hal Runkel shares some great insights on how to develop good sportsmanship skills in our kids.

Out of the Shadows?

Out of the Shadows?

How do we ever get through those darkest days in the valleys of life?

Ron Rose reminds us that God is our Shepherd and he will comfort us, even during those awful times in the valley of the shadow of death.

Growing the Roots!

Growing the Roots!

So how long will you work to see what you've worked to grow?

Teresa Bell Kindred encourages us to endure and do the work necessary to grow strong roots in our children and compares it to growing strong roots to grow strong trees and tall bamboo plants.

The Empty Nest?

The Empty Nest?

Where is your real nest?

Alan Smith describes the empty nest syndrome from a humorous point of view, then goes to remind us that we are all in God's nest.

A Little Washing

A Little Washing

Getting a little bored, then try a little God-adventure!

Ron Rose reminds us to find the faith moments in our days and step off and let God lead us in a little adventure.

Breakfast in Bed

Breakfast in Bed

What lessons are your kids learning?

Steve Higginbotham tells about his daughter learning the most important lesson of all, wan ting to be like Jesus.

Down the Road

Down the Road

Will we ever know the answers to the questions that trouble us?

Phil Ware writes a letter to his dad on Father's Day about missing him and about the questions he has.

I'm Sorry, Butt ...

I'm Sorry, Butt ...

When is I'm sorry not an apology?

Hal Runkel reminds us that we can issue an apology and actually use it to beat up someone else in the process by transferring the focus of the guilt from ourselves to someone else and this is fake and mean and bullying.

Help! I've Become My Mother

Help! I've Become My Mother

Do you sound familiar?

Marsha Jordan reminds us that folks need to know that we care and really are not looking for us to pour out our advice and give them all of our solutions.

Connecting the Dots!

Connecting the Dots!

Can you see the outline of your life taking shape?

Ron tells about his daughter's miscarriage and how God has connected the dots to help her come to the conclusion they need to adopt a baby.

Multi-talented Mommy Ears

Multi-talented Mommy Ears

Does he really care about all this mess?

When bad things happen, we need to realize that God does see and care and will remember.

Little Acts of Love

Little Acts of Love

Where are you going to begin in your quest to change the world?

We can make a world of difference simply by helping the people who are around us that need to be built up.

A Far Country

A Far Country

How can we protect them?

Letting a child go is a scary thing and when they hurt or they are killed or they go through a traumatic experience, it awful for the parent, so all we can do is ask that God be present and real for them.

Silly Love Songs

Silly Love Songs

Have you had enough?

So many songs and so much talk about love these days for married folks is silly and not very helpful or real.

I Got God!

I Got God!

Who do you have in your journey through life?

Tammy is brought to a deeper realization of just how important God's faithfulness is to her through her journey through life with her son's cancer.

A Lion in the Kitchen

A Lion in the Kitchen

What would you do to find this beast in your kitchen?

The Devil is a lion and we let him into our kitchens, our homes, by treating temptation as a little kitten rather than a roaring lion wanting to devour us.

Downer Jr. High

Downer Jr. High

What good can come out of this downer?

Ron reminds of how hard change and new things are by talking about a move to a new school at a critical time. But, unless we risk and make changes, we will never find the life God longs to bring to us.

Fish Sticks, Turkey, Ducks and a Goose

Fish Sticks, Turkey, Ducks and a Goose

Had any fish sticks lately?

So often we don't try new things and stay stuck in our rut rather than seeing God's opportunities and call to be God's people.

Bananas and Avocados

Bananas and Avocados

How are we like fruit salad in marriage?

Byron talks about the differences between men and women in marriage and compares them with bananas and avocados.