Articles Tagged 'Call' (Page 3)

Does God Play Bingo?

What is your letter?

Ron Rose compares God's call in our life to Bingo, and whether or not we will answer when our number is called.

Fan the Flame!

Why do we present our children such a passionless discipleship?

Phil Ware challenges us to a life of passionate discipleship and challenge our children to follow with boldness, using the life of Paul.

Calling Home

Your Father is waiting to hear from you!

Russ Lawson talks about talking with his kids and grandchildren on the phone and how precious it is to him and how God longs to hear from us in much the same way.

Beyond the Slogans

How can we say these things and really mean them?

Phil Ware writes about Romans 8:22-29, the bondage to decay that our world faces, our own troubles and hardships, and slogans that we often use and abuse to try to encourage people who are grieving, wounded, or hurt.

People over Machines

Don't you just love getting caught in a caller option system?

Rubel Shelly talks about the nightmare of getting caught in a voice mail and caller processing system and says he prefers people over machines.

Undo Send: What a Great Idea!

Don't you wish you could take back some things you've said?

Rubel Shelly reminds us of our need to restrain our urge to speak too quickly and compares that to a new gmail feature called undo send

Only a Keystroke Away

Are our emails, IM's, and text messages really enough?

Russ Lawson talks about the the blessings of our high tech communication, cyberspace-style communication, and challenges us to face-to-face encouragement.

Called Out in Church

How would you feel if it was you?

Phil Ware shares about an embarrassing moment in church when he was in high school and compares it to Philemon being called out in church in Colossae.

Remember

We have to remember what we were made for

We were not meant to live our lives like animals. We are called to be sons of God.

One Phone Call

Why wait to the last minute to make the call?

Russ Lawson reminds us that we had better follow through on those things that are most important to us because all we have is now.

Chosen by God!

Imagine never being picked last!

Paul Faulkner reminds us that God chose us, and still chooses us, every time for his team.

Phone Call of Love

Have you heard this call lately?

Valentine's Day has us thinking about love, but the real love, even more than the love of a mother or a lover, is the love of Jesus for us.

Impact the World!

Want to change the world, then start here!

If you want to change the world, then start right where you are!

Holiday Jesus?

Are you going to take Jesus out to the curb with the rest of the Christmas trash?

We can't let Jesus be relegated to just Christmas; he needs to be part of our world every day.

Here Comes Santa Claus

When was the last time you played this part?

Getting a chance to play Santa Claus opens up a deep joy and a reminder that we need to be Jesus to those around us.

Fan into Flame

How can we fire it up a notch?

While we are gifted and called by God to our ministries, we must commit to fan into flame the gifts given us!

The Push for Purple

When did soft-pedaling wrong answers become acceptable?

Sometimes we go overboard in trying not to correct, disappoint, or change someone.

New Bodies and Close Calls

What will your new body look like?

God will make us new and give us knew bodies when Christ comes again.