Articles Tagged 'Attitude'

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Your Default Face

Your Default Face

What do you look like when you are not trying look any certain way?

Deonna Shake uses her vast coaching and playing experience to introduce a key concept called "default face" and reminds us that how we carry ourselves says a lot about us.

A Prayer about Things We Cannot Change

A Prayer about Things We Cannot Change

Sometimes life is not fair with us, so what are we going to do about it?

Rubel Shelly shares an important reality about dealing with the hand we are dealt and living life recognizing that there are many things we cannot change but have to do the best we can with.

People in the Process of Mission

People in the Process of Mission

How do we hear from God about our mission?

Greg Anderson continues the series from Interim Ministry Partners about helping a church discover its mission by focusing on the people in the process.

What a terrible Day?

What a terrible Day?

What really makes our days bad, hard, and difficult to swallow?

Steve Higginbotham reminds us that many of our most difficult days come from our negative and judgmental assumptions about why things happen.

A Prayer about Things We Cannot Change

A Prayer about Things We Cannot Change

What do I do and who am I when I cannot change what I want most to change?

Rubel Shelley reminds us of the importance of attitude and how that changes everything important that matters.

SpiritFire - Unity of the Spirit?

SpiritFire - Unity of the Spirit?

Why is unity such a big deal?

Phil Ware continues his series on SpiritFire and challenges us to look at the importance of the unity of the Spirit.

We Get to Play Baseball

We Get to Play Baseball

What do you get to do today?

Tom Norvell reminds us on this 2010 MLB Allstars game night about the blessings of what we get to do each day.

Beyond Circumstances: Attitude Makes the Difference

Beyond Circumstances: Attitude Makes the Difference

What can you really control about your day?

Rubel Shelly reminds us of several things we cannot change, especially in overwhelming times, but one we can change is our attitude.

A Choice

A Choice

Do I really have a choice in my day?

Tom Norvell talks about the struggles of moving and the way people in customer service promise more than they can deliver.

Look Up!

Look Up!

Do you really think you will find answers looking where you're looking now?

Mike Barres reminds us that we so easily get our focus on things down here and not on the Lord who can help us with our lives and help us solve our problems.

Choosing to Be Positive

Choosing to Be Positive

How can you keep a good attitude at a time like this?

Rubel Shelly shares with us the story of Beverly Sills and how she has kept a positive attitude through hardship and disappointment and reminds us that we can choose our state of mind.

If Life Were as Sweet as a Krispy Kreme Doughnut

If Life Were as Sweet as a Krispy Kreme Doughnut

If you could use a type of food to describe your life, what would it be?

Consider the power of attitude, the idea that how we choose to view life impacts the quality of it.

The Jesus Filter

The Jesus Filter

How do you process things these days?

Russ reminds us that we are to have the mind of Christ, our Jesus filter, through which we process the things in our lives and the way we look at people around us.

Serving Grace

Serving Grace

How do you get out of your

We have to act ourselves into a better way of feeling rather than think ourselves into a better way of acting!

Learning To Be Content

Learning To Be Content

How are you handling the situation you currntly find yourself in?

We can learn to give thanks and be content if we will reframe our current situation and see how many blessings we actually have.

Church Taters

Church Taters

What kind of church tater are you?

Let's not be critical people -- Taters in chruch parlance.

Loving God

Loving God

Can you truly say

God longs for us to love him and how could we not love, both in our church worship (singing, praying, reading Scripture) and in our life of worship (obedience).

Good Enough

Good Enough

As God-followers, we can do better than just good enough.

Mediocrity is so commonplace we've come to accept it as normal. But as Christians we're called to a higher standard of excellence.