Articles Tagged 'Celebration'

ToGather: Waiting in Expectation

A do-it-yourself worship guide centered on Jesus' return.

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When Easter Feels Messy

Maybe your Easter was picture perfect and everything you hoped it would be. Or, maybe you found yourself too far away to see or hear anything clearly.

Melissa Troyer shares her busy and messy Easter morning when she arrived in a mess and exhausted from the messiness of the morning only to meet Jesus there.

To the Ends of the Earth

God uses the most amazing connections and people to fulfill his promises to bless all people!

James Nored and Phil Ware share Jesus' plan to reach all peoples, like the Ethiopian Nobleman and the people in the farthest reaches of the earth, with the goodness of grace.

ToGather.church for Sunday, September 13, is Ready!

You're Invited to join us!

Dr. Demetrius Collins and Phil Ware invite you to join us for our Sunday, Verse of the Day focused, home worship guide and videos, called ToGather.church!

ToGather.church for Sunday, September 6, is Ready!

You're Invited to join us!

Dr. Demetrius Collins and Phil Ware invite you to join us for our Sunday, Verse of the Day focused, home worship guide and videos, called ToGather.church!

ToGather: I Will Celebrate! (June 21, 2020)

David danced with all his might amid the reverence and honor given to God as the ark, the representation of God's power and presence, returned to his people.

Phil Ware and Demetrius Collins lead us into worship in song and the Word to experience, proclaim and rejoice in the majesty, goodness, and grace of our God who is powerful and present among us.

Anticipation!

While we remember Jesus, let's also remember all those who love Jesus that make up our huge, worldwide family.

Phil Ware continues his reflections on Holy Communion by reminding us of coming reunion that The Supper ensures will happen!

Merry Christmas

We Wish You a Very Warm and Happy Christmas!

A Christmas prayer from the teams at Heartlight.org and verseoftheday.com.

To the Ends of the Earth

God uses the most amazing connections and people to fulfill his promises to bless all people!

James Nored and Phil Ware share Jesus' plan to reach all peoples, like the Ethiopian Nobleman and the people in the farthest reaches of the earth, with the goodness of grace.

Keep Singing the Song

As followers of Jesus, isn't it time the world heard what we are for when it comes to sexuality?

Phillip Morrison brings Sara Barton's writings into the moments of our headlines of today with a story from long ago that reminds us that God's word still has the ultimate love song.

Because Jesus Wants You to Be

If Jesus was baptized and if Jesus wants you to be baptized, what's holding you back?

Phillip Morrison reminds us of the most simple and basic reason of all to be baptized: Jesus wants us to be!

The God Who Loves a Party

God loves parties!

When people come together to enjoy God's blessings and celebrate God's goodness, God not only approves; he comes to be a part.

Fifty Shades of Grace: Intimacy

What does God really want for us in intimacy

Phil Ware continues his series on fifty shades of grace and what God has in mind for us in marriage with sexual and physical and spiritual and emotional intimacy.

When Our Star first Began to Shine

It's Been up There a long, long Time!

Phil Ware writes about the Christmas star that actually began to shine many years before the Magi found it!

UNPREDICTABLE: MY Lord!

In the middle of this mess, would you still have called Jesus Lord?

Phil Ware continues his series on Jesus from the Gospel of John called unpredictable, and focuses on Mary Magdalene calling Jesus Lord in the middle of all sorts of grief, sorrow, despair, discouragement, loss, and hopelessness and is given the gift o

Spiritual Zombies

Isn't it time to live — I mean, really be alive!

Ron Rose writes about people living like spiritual dead people.

Down the Hill, Waiting for the Return

How can you compare these two things?

Phil Ware continues his series on the mission trip to Sagrada Familia, The Community in Lima, Peru, and ties it in this article or post to Jesus' ascension.

C2K — Kiss the Bride

Are you ready for the big wedding?

Phil Ware concludes his series on Church to Kingdom, C2K, and reminds us that as Jesus' people, we are the bride of Christ and need to be ready for our wedding.

YAY!

What can make a dying boy say

A dying boy reminds us of the things we should celebrate

A Time of w00t

Can you find the joy right now?

Ron Rose shares a new word, w00t, that means joy in gamer language, that has entered our common communication language.

People Like Me!

When's the last time you celebrated someone different from you?

Patrick Odum describes a city wide gathering of people who are different in many ways but find their unity in one thing -- Jesus!

Shout for Joy!

Why should I rejoice when things are not going well?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that we've got to look past our own failures and low view of our own importance and learn to rejoice because we are each a child of the King.

Events and Emotions

Have you ridden the roller coaster lately?

Katha Winther shares the up and downs of her emotional roller coaster in her life recently and reminds us that God is with us in the ever-changing emotions of life.

The Inflatable Christmas

Wow, can you blow up your Christmas season?

Tom Norvell compares the inflatable Christmas yard decorations to the inflatable Christians and religious people that Jesus criticized.

KEEPING THE CHRIST IN CHRISTMAS

The Christmas season is here...

Christians celebrate Christmas 365 days a year, not just on December 25.

The Place of Christmas

Where does Christmas really occur?

The real place Christmas happens is in our hearts, where love, joy, peace, and kindness are found.