Articles Tagged 'Burn'

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Hank and the Mop Bucket

Hank and the Mop Bucket

Changing direction in life is not tragic. Losing passion in life is.

Max Lucado reminds us that God is not finished with us yet and still speaks to us.

Almost Destroyed by the Actions of Another

Almost Destroyed by the Actions of Another

Can you come back from near total destruction?

Stacy Voss shares the parallel between a house burned by a nearby car and the destruction in her life because of infidelity and divorce.

Made a Difference to That One!

Made a Difference to That One!

Moving beyond starfish to children.

Phil Ware writes about the differences we can make in the lives of those who are younger, especially our children.

Yardsticks: How the hidden Dangers of Comparison Are Killing Us and Our Daughters

Yardsticks: How the hidden Dangers of Comparison Are Killing Us and Our Daughters

Have we turned our yardsticks into swords?

Ann Voskamp reminds women and their daughters about the dangers of comparison and how it belittles the work of God going on in each person we see.

Moving beyond the Ashes

Moving beyond the Ashes

How do you restore the joy to life and ministry again?

Phil Ware talks about burn out and how God restored Elijah to ministry and freshness after his great victory on Mt. Carmel and his collapse in the desert.

Living for Just One!

Living for Just One!

Will you live all of life as worship, or just a few hours per wek?

Phil Ware asks what we should wear to worship God and challenges us to see all of life as sacred space!

Too Much, Too Many, & Too Little

Too Much, Too Many, & Too Little

What do you do when there you find yourself in the

Tom Norvell reminds us that there is simply too much, too many, and too little.

All Who Are Weary

All Who Are Weary

Is there any place to get some rest?

Tom Norvell prays for the weary and the heavy burdened and tired, based on Jesus' promise to give us rest.

Revival Fire

Revival Fire

What needs to be forced out of your heart?

Mike Barres talks about burning wood and the fire forcing out the moisture so it can burn brighter and longer.

When You Have Lost It All

When You Have Lost It All

So what have you lost?

Russ Lawson talks about a couple of friends who seem to have lost everything, but then he reminds us what is important and that we haven't really lost that much as long as we have Jesus.

Spiritual Restoration

Spiritual Restoration

How do we re-charge our spiritual batteries?

Muriel Larson shares some things about being spiritually dry and about an experience on a ranch where a stock pond revitalizes life around the parched desert.

Don't Let Failure Be Final

Don't Let Failure Be Final

How long has it been since you tried to do it again?

Mike Barres talks about a real mess he made when he tried to cook when his wife was pregnant, but he tries again 28 years later to see if he can do it -- and does, reminding us to not quit with a failure.

Come Away to a Quiet Place?

Come Away to a Quiet Place?

Is getting away to a quiet place enough to restore our souls?

Phil Ware talks about the weariness of ministry and reminds us that it is not enough to simply get away and rest, we must get away and be with Jesus.

Not a Total Loss

Not a Total Loss

How much would you have lost?

A damaging fire that swept through the Norvell home is heartbreaking and hard, but also a reminder of God's constant care.

What's in It for Me?

What's in It for Me?

Should we even ask this question?

Some folks are takers, getting everything they can out of life and sucking it dry or leeches who suck the life out of everyone around them who have it.

Run and Don't Burn Out!

Run and Don't Burn Out!

Can you keep running and not grow weary?

Burn out seems to happen more and more frequently, but when see why it happens, we realize that folks are losing sight of the goal and are often motivated for the wrong reasons.