Articles Tagged 'Achieve'

Credentials

Credentials

What are the achievements that validate your credibility at doing the things you are called to do?

Phil Ware looks at the way we chase and give credibility in our world and reminds how Paul showed credibility in his own: becoming a servant, in weakness, and letting God's glory and power be seen in him.

'...and thankful!'

'...and thankful!'

So we are supposed to give thanks for this?

Phil Ware continues his 4 part series on Thanksgiving and how important it is for churches to leverage change and growth in in their church families.

Early Morning Coffee Discipline

Early Morning Coffee Discipline

What's this discipline of early morning coffee?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that even early morning coffee can be a good thing if it is tied to a great habit of self-disciplined focus.

Now the Olympic Games

Now the Olympic Games

So which is it really with our world?

Rubel Shelly writes to put things in perspective with our world.

The One No One Ever Had

The One No One Ever Had

How do you grab ahold of something this illusive?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that while perfection is an ideal, we must not set it as our only goal or we will never attain what we reach to achieve and never be satisfied with our blessings.

The Unmentioned Essentials

The Unmentioned Essentials

Do you notice the folks around you who are the true heroes?

Phil Ware shares about two people passing from life and how their quiet lives of service were essential to the work of God's Kingdom.

Don't Trust a Shadow

Don't Trust a Shadow

Why do we chase after what is not substance?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that image is not substance and shadow is not tree: trust the tree not the shadow!

How Do We Measure Success?

How Do We Measure Success?

What is your unit of measurement?

Bill Sherrill challenges us to judge our success based on our hearts and our service.

Penchant for Perfection

Penchant for Perfection

Maturity means admitting we haven't arrived!

Rubel Shelly reminds us that we are not perfect yet, and admitting our failures and imperfections is not an excuse, but an opportunity to meet God and have his grace help us grow.

Facing Life's Uh-oh's

Facing Life's Uh-oh's

What do you do when the problems come?

Ron Rose writes about life's obstacles and challenges us to follow the example of others who have lived beyond their limits.

It Is Finished

It Is Finished

Will you ever get it all done?

Phil Ware reflects on Jesus' statement, "It is finished" and how he can ever be finished in his life.

Of Grasshoppers and Giants

Of Grasshoppers and Giants

How do we overcome our giants

Russ Lawson shares some insights from the 12 spies, 10 of whom convinced the children of Israel to fear the future and turn back; but Russ reminds us of God's promises.

A Distressing Secret to Success

A Distressing Secret to Success

So really how did he make this comeback?

Rubel Shelly shares the story of Brett Favre and how he made an incredible comeback and set so many records for the Green Bay Packers.

Totally Present for Today with a Vision for Tomorrow

Totally Present for Today with a Vision for Tomorrow

Can I be present in the moment and still have a hope for the future?

Michelle Howe warns women about worry and wishing that can rob them of the present moment and distort their vision of their future.

The Flow

The Flow

Do you know how to get in the flow?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that life's purpose rather than externals or someone else trying to make us happy is the real key to peace and joy in life.

The Means to Growth

The Means to Growth

Does difficulty really lead to something better?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that difficuty can be an opportunity to grow and become more of a person.

The Who's Who that Really Matters

The Who's Who that Really Matters

So how do I get my name in this book?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that God's book of Who's Who is only filled with those who are servants.

Confessions of a Perfectionist

Confessions of a Perfectionist

None of us can be perfect on our own. Only Jesus and His power can make us perfect.

None of us can be perfect on our own. Only Jesus and His power can make us perfect.

Martha's List

Martha's List

Whose list are you carrying?

So often we try to complete our list without involving Jesus or investing ourselves in what really matters.

Gold, Silver, or Bronze?

Gold, Silver, or Bronze?

What is it that you are pursuing with all your might?

We should pursue our spiritual growth and goals with all our passion, just like olympic athletes pursue theirs.