Rubel Shelly talks about how badly rejection hurts and our temptation to react in negative ways, but also uses Warren Buffett as an example of someone who failed forward.
04/05/2010 by Rubel Shelly
Patrick Odum shares his experience on a backlot production center and compares a practical set with a facade and applies it to our spiritual life.
08/18/2009 by Patrick D. Odum
Russ Lawson uses the Israelite's crossing of the Jordan River at flood stage to be a reminder that God is waiting for us to step out in faith so he can act in our lives.
03/06/2009 by Russ Lawson
Phil Ware challenges us to leave behind intention and move out into the world of action as we seek care for our broken world and overcome the criticism that we are uncaring hypocrites who are not willing to help.
02/23/2009 by Phil Ware
Mike Barres reminds us to not be distracted with the things going on around us but fix our eyes on Jesus.
10/11/2008 by Mike Barres
Russ Lawson talks about the Sword of Damocles, Mr. Spock, the apostle Paul and about being satisfied with life.
06/12/2008 by Russ Lawson
Patrick Odum tells about a gaudy, JESUS Christmas sign in the yard that tells everyone that the owners of the home believe Jesus is the reason for the season.
12/21/2007 by Patrick D. Odum
Only God can satisfy our deepest longings. Everything else will just leave us longing for more.
12/05/2007 by Tim Archer
Belief and faith are not the same thing. Belief becomes faith when it goes into action.
09/19/2007 by Tim Archer
Money really doesn’t grow on trees -- and some of us are growing more aware of this fact every day. Truthfully, most people deal with financial stress
06/20/2007 by Courtney Loy
Paul Faulkner reminds us that divorce causes stress on our children and creates a legacy that impacts their lives, so we need to learn to love each other in words and actions.
06/08/2007 by Paul Faulkner
It is so easy to get distracted by a lot of good things instead of focusing on Jesus, just as Martha and Mary showed us.
04/01/2007 by Tom Norvell
When Jesus enters someone's life, that life will be changed ... for the better, because in Jesus, things happen!
02/16/2007 by Paul Faulkner
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.
09/07/2006 by Russ Lawson
So often we don't live a life of faith because we are afraid to get out of the car and get involved!
03/22/2006 by Ron Rose
We have got to address our addiction to things, money, greed, debt, wealth, and materialism.
02/21/2006 by Rubel Shelly
We don't usually sink into sin all of a sudden, but it is a gradual thing that leads us away when we do not call on the Lord for help.
01/22/2006 by Russ Lawson
Real faith leads us to act and not just talk about problems.
01/19/2006 by Rubel Shelly
We show by our lifestyle and our choices if we really worship God or other gods.
11/13/2005 by Kimberli J. Brackett
A mockingbird reminds Bill about our need to find satisfaction in what we have.
04/30/2005 by Bill Sherrill
Most of us are trying to carry around things that don't matter very much and they are weighing us down from doing what God wants!
01/28/2005 by Alan Smith
When we truly focus on God's word, it can come to life for us just like we can see the stars after our eyes get used to the darkness.
01/22/2005 by Elizabeth Price