Articles Tagged 'Passionate'

Keep Singing the Song

Keep Singing the Song

As followers of Jesus, isn't it time the world heard what we are for when it comes to sexuality?

Phillip Morrison brings Sara Barton's writings into the moments of our headlines of today with a story from long ago that reminds us that God's word still has the ultimate love song.

Let's Experience What the Lord Has Told Us About!

Let's Experience What the Lord Has Told Us About!

Does it ever feel like that we've reduced Christianity down to something less than Jesus wants us to experience?

Phil Ware challenges our settled notions about church in the box and wants us to realize that Jesus has so much more in store for us if we will make the moves necessary to experience Jesus and his story for ourselves.

Live Beyond

Live Beyond

I want to invite you to join me in living beyond the horizon of our children's faith!

Phil Ware writes about leaving a legacy with his children and grandchildren to pass on faith and be passionate disciples of Jesus.

A Mother's Beautiful and Tenacious Grace

A Mother's Beautiful and Tenacious Grace

This is how much a mother can love!

Cathy Messecar shares a beautiful story about an adoptive mom and dad who have shown tenacious and beautiful love to a young man born with very challenging physical limitations.

Experience Immanuel

Experience Immanuel

Why do we settle for so much less of Jesus than He promised us?

Phil Ware finishes up his 5 part series on experiencing Immanuel and summarizes the content of the four previous articles.

Jesus with Dirt on His Face and No Place to Sleep

Jesus with Dirt on His Face and No Place to Sleep

Have you seen Jesus here?

Phil Ware continues his leadership series on the Immanuel Sayings or ways to experience Jesus, this one focuses on compassionate service.

Good Samaritan Not Appreciated

Good Samaritan Not Appreciated

Why would anyone not be thankful for getting back $1200?

Rubel Shelly tells the story of a man finding $1200 and not being thanked when he returned it and he talks about the principle of being a good Samaritan.

SH!FT: PRAY_passionately

SH!FT: PRAY_passionately

Can we really be honest with God and reverent, too?

Phil Ware continues his shift series with a message on prayer and about being real before God.

Christians Behaving Badly

Christians Behaving Badly

So how should they have reacted?

Rubel Shelly talks about Christopher Hitchens' illness and the way Christians react to it and the defense of our faith.

The Lord Is Gracious

The Lord Is Gracious

How loving and rich and gracious is our God?

Tom Norvell uses Psalm 145 to remind us how loving, compassionate, and gracious the LORD is to us, rich toward us in compassion, love, and grace in every day of life.

In Search of Love

In Search of Love

How long have you been searching?

Lisa Mikitarian talks about her search all over the Internet for a painting that accurately reflects her love for her husband, but she also realizes that she already had what she was looking for, centered in God.

Live with Passion

Live with Passion

If you can't be passionate about it, how important is it anyway?

Phil Ware continues his series where he shares his dad's values with his adult children, and this one is on living with passion.

More Valuable than You Know

More Valuable than You Know

How important are the little things you do for others?

Rubel Shelly reminds us how important it is to do simple acts of kindness and not simply look for the splashy and big things to do to bless others.

The Truth about Happiness

The Truth about Happiness

Can you handle the truth?

Happiness isn't just going to come along, you are going to make your own happiness by what you invest your life in.

What's in It for Me?

What's in It for Me?

Should we even ask this question?

Some folks are takers, getting everything they can out of life and sucking it dry or leeches who suck the life out of everyone around them who have it.

Seeing But Not Seeing

Seeing But Not Seeing

What are you seeing in your walk with Christ?

God is calling us to more than just settling for the lax spirituality many of us find ourselves in.

Report Card Day

Report Card Day

What's your grade going to be?

While we may be flawed, God is compassionate, loving, and forigiving, and through Jesus, he will find ways to save us!