Articles Tagged 'Risk'

The Capacity of Compassion Within Us

The Capacity of Compassion Within Us

Jesus said that there is no greater love!

Phillip Morrisson reminds us of four men of great courage and compassion who gave all they had to help others find God and survive tragedy.

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.

Simple Words, Great Grace

Simple Words, Great Grace

Where would this woman be without a risk-taking faith that moved her to bold action?

Phil Ware reminds us that faith always involves action that demonstrates its reality and Jesus saves in more than the miraculous; he saves us in every way a person can be saved.

Connecting People of Other Cultures with Jesus

Connecting People of Other Cultures with Jesus

Are we willing to take the risk and reach outside our comfort zones to connect people with Jesus?

Phil Ware continues his series on "The Andrew Effect" and connecting people with Jesus.

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.

Stay Teachable

Stay Teachable

When was the last time you seriously entertained a new thought or considered a new idea?

Rubel Shelly challenges us to entertain new thoughts and consider fresh ideas and be willing to make new changes.

Ordinary or Not?

Ordinary or Not?

Are you making it up as you go?

Ron Rose is back to challenging us to treat our spiritual life like and adventure and let God lead us by faith and not hide the monotony of our same old routines.

WOOHOO! Let's Do this Thing!

WOOHOO! Let's Do this Thing!

Is your life a little short on the adventure scale? Then come along and follow Jesus!

Lisa Mikitarian reminds us that life with the Lord really is an adventure because when we love him and are called according to his purposes then he works in our life through adventure to bless us and bring him glory.

You'd Do It All Again

You'd Do It All Again

Why pay such a high price and take such a big risk?

Max Lucado writes about the high cost of doing God's work and the hope, joy, and crown we will glory in when we go to be with Jesus and it will be all about people!

Untold Stories: Onesiphorus — The Refreshing Gift of Friendship

Untold Stories: Onesiphorus — The Refreshing Gift of Friendship

What can I do that really matters to the Kingdom of God?

Phil Ware begins a short series on Untold Stories from the Bible and shares the story of Onesiphorus refreshing Paul while he was in prison.

Beginnings in Endings: Mary Did You Know?

Beginnings in Endings: Mary Did You Know?

Mary's simple life was about to come to a dramatic end!

Phil Ware finishes the year 2012 with two powerful posts or articles about Jesus' birth and the people gathered around him, and emphasizes that God's greatest beginnings are found in hard endings.

When the Dude's a Dud?

When the Dude's a Dud?

What are God's people supposed to do in such times?

Phil Ware continues his series called Light on the Dark Side of the Mountain, Old Testament stories where we find God's grace demonstrated in life's most difficult moments and this week focuses upon Deborah and women and courage and faith.

Daring to Take Risks!

Daring to Take Risks!

Why do we not explore when there is so much to be discovered?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that we need more risk takers and that there is still so much of the world to be explored.

Risky Faith

Risky Faith

How dark is it in your world?

Phil Ware continues his series called Light on the Dark Side of the Mountain and reminds us that risky faith is rewarded.

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.

The Power to Risk

The Power to Risk

So is it really better to be safe than sorry?

Phil Ware talks about the old adage, better to be safe than sorry, and shows what Jesus says about it: the follower who takes this approach will be condemned.

Sharing the Story of Our Lives

Sharing the Story of Our Lives

With whom have you shared your story?

Paul Faulkner writes about sharing our story and being vulnerable with others so we can have friends.

Longing for Friendship

Longing for Friendship

Are you willing to take the risk?

We all need a friend or brother or sister with whom we can confess, share our story, and find deep and meaningful friendship.

Betting on the Wrong Horse!

Betting on the Wrong Horse!

In whom or on what are you betting your life?

We bet our lives on many things, but only God is worthy of our trust and he will never leave or forsake us.

What It Takes to Bring Them Home

What It Takes to Bring Them Home

How far would you go to bring home a stinker?

A skunk caught far from home is ushered home by a couple of volunteers and this reminds Patrick of how much God did to bring us home when we were far away and stunk spiritually.

The Mystery of Insurance

The Mystery of Insurance

Does your policy cover this?

What's our best way to insure what is really important to us, our going to heaven?

Christmas Fear Factor?

Christmas Fear Factor?

Have you taken all the excitement out of Christmas?

We have taken the joy, glory, risk, holiness, excitment out of Christmas and made it predictable and boring.

When I Can't, He Can!

When I Can't, He Can!

What can't you do?

While we may think we can't make a difference in the lives of troubled teens, with God's help, we can.

I Jumped Out of a Perfectly Good Plane

I Jumped Out of a Perfectly Good Plane

Why would anyone ever leave the comfortable for the frightening?

Following Jesus may seem scary or even a bit scary, but then that is what it means for Him to be Lord.

Risky Business

Risky Business

Facing fear? Find Godpower to keep going.

Opening yourself up and becoming vulnerable is a risky, scary thing - but you've got to do it to grow! Find the Godpower you need to take the next right step.