Articles Tagged 'Decision'

Ancient Wisdom, Today's Grace: Finding God's Will

Ancient Wisdom, Today's Grace: Finding God's Will

Throughout the Bible, we find great examples that can help us sort through our challenges today.

Phil Ware begins a series for church leaders and congregations in transition which uses Paul's experiences in his ministry to Macedonian churches to help us in our struggles today.

Courage for the Moment

Courage for the Moment

Would I have the courage to act in a situation so dangerous where eternity hangs in the balance?

Phil Ware reminds us of the importance to act courageously for God, for good, and for grace even when it is dangerous because eternity hangs on our decision.

Don't Fix Stupid with Stupid!

Don't Fix Stupid with Stupid!

Stupid is as stupid does, so don't be...

Max Lucado challenges us to do the right thing, to obey God, and not follow one stupid decision with another.

Heaven's Window

Heaven's Window

Doesn't discipleship involve more than just saying the right words?

Phil Ware shares his second post in his four article series on Peter's confession, focusing this time on our tendency to reduce faith to words and not actions and discipleship.

Running the Wrong Way

Running the Wrong Way

People sometimes run the wrong way at my gym. The same thing happens in life.

People choose the wrong direction for life. It may be they do not know the right way, or they try an easier shortcut, or they just want to do it their way.

Shut Up or Cheer Up

Shut Up or Cheer Up

Listening to other people can be very confusing.

You cannot make a decision about Jesus based on what others think. Some will discourage and some will cheer. You have to decide.

You Have To Decide Who Jesus Is

You Have To Decide Who Jesus Is

It does not matter what everyone else thinks about Jesus. Who do you believe he is?

Even when Jesus was here, people discussed who he really was. They still do. You have to decide who he is. What you decide will make all the difference.

It Is Not Too Late

It Is Not Too Late

Some older people worry that they have missed their chance to follow Jesus. Not true

It is never too late to follow Jesus. He is still calling you to come to him. Now matter how old.

Nothing Left But the Center Stripe

Nothing Left But the Center Stripe

What do you do when all the lanes seem closed?

When there seem to be no good answers, we need to have some strategies to help us deal with life's problems.

The Waiting Is the Hardest Part

The Waiting Is the Hardest Part

O how our hearts ache till all our precious ones are in Jesus!

Phil Ware shares his heart about someone who is precious to him who needs to come to the Lord and has not yet done so.

The Year of Our Lord

The Year of Our Lord

His coming divided the history of the world into two parts

Every man's life is divided into "Before Christ" and "After Christ." We come to know of him, we learn about him, then we decide. We decide to reject him and all that he stands for. Or we believe in him, and receive all that he has to offer.

Discovering the Character of Your Church: Values & Integrity

Discovering the Character of Your Church: Values & Integrity

How do we handle our values with integrity in the life of our congregation?

Greg Anderson reminds us why values are so important and how we must live out of our values with integrity.

Discovering the Character of Your Church: Core Values

Discovering the Character of Your Church: Core Values

What really do we value?

Mark Frost of interimministrypartners.com shares insights into transition times for churches who are looking for a minister or pastor and helps them discover ways to determine their core values.

Making God Look Good, Regardless

Making God Look Good, Regardless

What, even in bad times make God look good!

Ron Rose, the faith coach, tells of his own and another time of great trial when he and another decided to live for God despite the hurt.

Auto-Correct Spelling and Life

Auto-Correct Spelling and Life

I wonder if it is possible to live my life on auto-check?

The Christian life is a life of intentional choices made every day. You cannot live that life on auto-check.

God Does Not Fix Everyone

God Does Not Fix Everyone

Why does God fix some lives... but not others?

God can only fix the people who want to be fixed. He is willing. It is our choice.

Good without God?

Good without God?

So who do you need to be good?

Patrick Odum sees a billboard by an atheistic and agnostic group that says many are good without God and he decides he is barely tolerable with God, so there's no hope for him without God!

It's About Time

It's About Time

How do you approach things?

Sarah Stirman speaks about common struggles women face and talks about the perspective from which they approach their decisions about these everyday matters.

David's First Giant

David's First Giant

Why do we keep them at the kids table so long?

Phil Ware looks at the story of David and Goliath and challenges us to not keep our young believers away from risk, faith, and leadership.

What Could Have Been

What Could Have Been

How do you know if you have made the right decision?

Rebecca Dowden shares an emotional look at a decision to not have children.

Almost Persuaded?

Almost Persuaded?

How long can we put it off?

Paul Faulkner reminds us that we need to decide to respond to Jesus now and honor him with our lives.

My Grandchildren Really Are Most Amazing

My Grandchildren Really Are Most Amazing

How will my grandchildren make a difference in this world?

Our families are our greatest legacy. Our greatest prayer for them must be that they find the Lord.

Suffering the Consequences?

Suffering the Consequences?

Are you tired of having to pay the piper?

Often the difficult things in our lives we want to blame on God are really only the result or consequences of our own bad choices and decisions and actions.

Looking for Answers

Looking for Answers

How in the world are you going to decide your biggest life questions?

Sometimes we just have to make the decision and go on trusting God to guide you to where you need to be.

Make a Right Judgment

Make a Right Judgment

Why do you want to make so many snap judgments about things?

What we decide, especially about Jesus, is crucial and we don't need to be making snap or rash judgments.