Rick Brown reminds us that prayer begins simply, and in the process fo growing we all end up developing and growing in our prayer life.
03/05/2013 by Rick Brown
Phil Ware takes us back to The Story, God's story and our story and reminds us that while rebuilding infrastructure for a city and country is hard, it is even harder to rebuild the morale, moral, and faith foundation.
02/17/2013 by Phil Ware
Phil Ware finishes his series on What is Core by talking about worship and the importance of meeting together in big and small groups, but also living out the life God has called us to lead, being a reflection of the righteous character and gracious compa
02/10/2013 by Phil Ware
Phil Ware continues his series based on The Story and focuses on Moses' leadership and his position as the go between for God in all his glory and the constantly grumbling Israelites!
10/07/2012 by Phil Ware
Rubel Shelly reminds us to invest each day in simple acts of service to others.
11/18/2011 by Rubel Shelly
Tom Norvell reminds us of our need for rest and to rest in Jesus, in God, and in the Spirit.
08/07/2011 by Tom Norvell
Phil Ware reminds us of the importance of affirmation by talking about a nearly extinct species of blessings called an attaway or attaboy or attagirl.
01/07/2011 by Phil Ware
Phil Ware talks about the public and house-to-house size gatherings that the early church used to grow and take care of itself.
03/11/2010 by Phil Ware
Russ Lawson describes why it is hard and important to be willing to play second fiddle in the Lord's orchestra.
09/29/2009 by Russ Lawson
Rubel Shelly talks about how we all have begun to play the role of critic -- some are on the giving end and some on the receiving -- so how are we to act and respond in such a world?
07/13/2009 by Rubel Shelly
Kelly Breece talks about taking her daughter to see her grandmother and how she discovers a homemade book nearby that blesses them all.
05/11/2009 by Kelly Breece
Ron Rose talks about one of his personal mentoring heroes and emphasizes how we must all step up and start coaching someone.
06/14/2008 by Ron Rose
Lisa Mikitarian shares a story about her husband being a builder and how God wires some to be builders themselves.
11/17/2007 by Lisa Mikitarian
Larry Davies reminds us that igniting people's passion is what it's all about in the life of the church and we need to do that, then turn them loose and let them go!
10/09/2007 by Larry Davies
Paul Faulkner reminds us that if we are going to keep being a servant to Christ and others, then we've got to care for ourselves and replenish what we are depleting in our service to others.
09/21/2007 by Paul Faulkner
Paul Faulkner reminds us that we are put here to be a blessing to others and inspire, encourage, and build up, not tear down and criticize because the church, Jesus' community, is God's holy temple.
09/07/2007 by Paul Faulkner
We can make a world of difference simply by helping the people who are around us that need to be built up.
05/05/2007 by Marsha Jordan
Phil likes to sing, but sometimes he just needs to listen and be blessed and pumped up.
01/22/2007 by Phil Ware
Leadership is not about being boss or bullying, but about motivating, serving, and equipping others to their full potential.
01/11/2007 by Rubel Shelly
Leaders build confidence, encourage others, and equip to serve and thus change the culture of an organization.
01/04/2007 by Rubel Shelly
When do we have enough stuff and can we say no to acquiring more?
10/05/2006 by Rubel Shelly
Life is accomplished and made worthwhile by sticking to our goals and doing things one step, one brick, at a time.
09/06/2006 by Larry Zinck
People are ready to help in the Katrina crisis, thank God!
09/10/2005 by Phil Ware
Like a fine garden, a marriage relationship takes cultivation and care
12/01/2004 by Byron Ware
If we are willing, we can love the unlovable and encourage them to know Jesus.
11/17/2004 by Betty Jo Mings