Articles Tagged 'Journey'

Lonely Places as Usual

Lonely Places as Usual

Can my life be characterized by my intentional time away from the noise to be with the Father?

Jesus' life was framed by prayer, but do I find my "as usual" and "lonely places" moments in the presence of the Father in prayer?

The Grit of Grace

The Grit of Grace

Come on! The New Year is coming, don't we need to move on and get ready for it!

Phil Ware and James Nored introduce Heartlight.org readers to the grit of grace and the coming video series called, "My Story in God's Story."

Joys of the Feast

Joys of the Feast

The difficulties of yesterday's journey will be forgotten in the joy of the feast.

Max Lucado reminds us as we finish up with Thanksgiving that the joys of the feast and the family will swallow up the memories of the journey and the wait.

The Journey with Jesus to Transformation

The Journey with Jesus to Transformation

Why does the character we long to have take so long to develop?

Phil Ware's first in a four article series on Jesus' work of transformation in us.

Raised

Raised

In the healing of a man with leprosy, we see the touch of Jesus and new life promised to us through the Spirit's resurrection power.

Phil Ware continues his series on Jesus touching a man with leprosy and focuses on how Jesus' touch and word of command make clean and redeem this man who was left alone to die, abandoned by everyone and everything in his world.

Hope of the World

Hope of the World

What can this old story powerfully say to our geopolitical messes of today?

Phil Ware shares his series for December 2015 on welcoming Jesus and focuses on the Magi from the gospel of Matthew and lets that story remind us our need to reach out to the lost and foreigner and alien and refugee among us.

Hope in the Wilderness

Hope in the Wilderness

How do we live in the interim?

Mark Frost of http://www.interimministrypartners.com shares part 1 of a 4 part series on the interim season by comparing it to the journey through the wilderness.

Jesse's Visit with Jesus

Jesse's Visit with Jesus

What happens when Jesus comes to visit?

Phil Ware uses a story narrative to remind us what it means to live God's will and fulfill the 10 Commandments.

What's the Goal Here?

What's the Goal Here?

Why are we on this trip?

Phil Ware reminds us of our purpose of being on the journey and living for Jesus call and mission and vision in our lives.

Faith on the Way Home

Faith on the Way Home

How can I believe before I have proof?

Phil Ware continues his series on UNPREDICTABLE and reminds us that faith needs to show itself before proof comes or it's not faith and we're not blessed!

The Home Stretch

The Home Stretch

Make that last effort to make it home!

Tom Norvell reminds us that we will all have difficult points in our journey, but let's finish strong, especially when we find ourselves in the home stretch.

Go

Go

Where's his voice calling you?

Phil Ware talks about the call of Abraham and the trip to The Community he and the team going there is about to embark upon.

I'm Not Very Good At ...

I'm Not Very Good At ...

What a golf game taught me about the Christian journey.

The community of Christians has members with different spiritual competency. But because we are family, we can be family.

C2K - Sending Church

C2K - Sending Church

Why is it so hard to let go of our best and brightest, yet at the same it is so good to do so?

Phil Ware shares the principle in his Church to Kingdom series on being a sending church.

Life, at Best, Is Transitory

Life, at Best, Is Transitory

This world is not our home

We are supposed to be in the world but not of the world. As followers of the Messiah, we are to be different, with our focus on heaven.

Traveling Mercies: You've Got to Be Kidding Me!

Traveling Mercies: You've Got to Be Kidding Me!

I've bet you have had a bunch of these moments at Christmas!

Phil Ware writes about Christmas, Joseph and Mary, and the "You've got to be kidding me!" moments in the life of Jesus.

Traveling Mercies: Broken Dreams?

Traveling Mercies: Broken Dreams?

Are those old broken dreams really gone?

Phil Ware continues a series of messages called Traveling Mercies focusing on Moses and his journey from broken dreams to having those dreams realized in his life.

Star Bright

Star Bright

What difference does one twinkling star really make?

Phil Ware reflects upon the star the Magi saw and puts it in its context of astrologers from Iran who recognized Jesus as King of the Jews and the religious leaders among the Jews who tried to kill him.

Declaration of Dependence

Declaration of Dependence

When in the course of human events it becomes necessary

When in the course of human events it becomes necessary to state deliberately and unequivocally the basis for one’s belief, a person, an organization, a nation, or people must make a Declaration.

The Journey

The Journey

Spiritual maturity is the journey, not a destination.

Phil Ware compares the journey to maturity with a family vacation in a minivan and reminds us that maturity is the journey, not a destination as we seek to become like Jesus.

Closer Than You Think

Closer Than You Think

How far have you gone to find what you are looking for?

Rubel Shelly tells the story of a Rabbi who took a long trip to find what was buried under his own stove to remind us to not give up what we seek by trying something different than where we are simply because we are restless.

Beyond Defending Our Fortresses

Beyond Defending Our Fortresses

Why can't we leave our old positions behind?

Phil looks at our spiritual journey to be conformed to Jesus and to go to our home with God and asks how we can get so bogged down in being critical of others who are not at the same point in their journey as we are.

Change is Constant

Change is Constant

How can change be a constant that ties us to the past and gives us hope for the future?

Change is a constant so how we deal with it is crucial and is part of our heritage as God's people.