Articles Tagged 'Challenges'

ToGather: Our Father's Grace Becomes Our Mission

Few truths are more important to us than Jesus' promise to intercede for us.

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Leaving a Multi-generational Legacy

As fathers, we can leave behind messes for our children and grandchildren; more importantly, we can leave behind a lasting legacy of faith!

Phil Ware reminds us that as fathers and grandfather, we will leave behind messes but we can also leave behind a legacy of faith that lasts for generations.

Experiencing God on Our Journey of Faith

No matter how comfortable we feel we are with God, a genuine relationship with the Almighty goes far beyond a few religious rituals, like making time for him at Christmas and Easter.

James Nored and Phil Ware challenge us to be open to God's work in our lives while we continue on our journey of faith.

For the Unseen Heroes

How do they do it? I see them, am amazed by them, and want to be more like them.

Tom Norvel sees the folks who face uphill challenges and yet keep on keeping on and is amazed and thanks them and affirms them and wants to be more like them.

Simple Oil Changes

Why is it so hard to let our Father help us?

Max Lucado reminds us that God wants to help us through our hardest challenges.

Re-Mastered!

What is really mastering us?

Phil Ware gets personal about the idols in his life and wanting to be re-Mastered by Jesus.

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.

Counting Down or Ratcheting Up?

Learning to live in tune with God!

Phil Ware gives us three key principles to follow as we approach the New Year, ask the Lord what he wants us to do, learn to rest, and get to know Jesus better.

The Worst of both Worlds

Should we mix and match, hold on to the past, or change — how do we know?

Ruble Shelly helps think through some of the challenges of change!

A Child Will Lead Them

What in the world does this mean?

Phil Ware redoes an older article focused on Jesus being the child that leads us.

The Home Stretch

Make that last effort to make it home!

Tom Norvell reminds us that we will all have difficult points in our journey, but let's finish strong, especially when we find ourselves in the home stretch.

The National Debt

How did we get into this mess?

Rubel Shelly is talking about money and debt and solutions to it at a national and personal level.

I Got Hacked!

Are you protected from outside attacks?

Russ Lawson reminds us to put on the full armor of God so we don't get spiritually hacked.

True Peace

Do you have the God who is there through everything?

Bill Sherrill talks about God, who is there through all the tough and also gentle moments of our lives!

It's About Time

How do you approach things?

Sarah Stirman speaks about common struggles women face and talks about the perspective from which they approach their decisions about these everyday matters.

Family Unique: GPS

How is your family going to navigate the road ahead?

Rick Brown reminds us that we need to have a plan to negotiate the road that lies ahead for us and for our family and it is called the Genealogical Planning Strategy.

Just Part of the Job

A brain injury and a call for the maintenance man?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that the real challenge is to be resourceful and take our meager resources and big challenges and put them in the hands of the Living God.

Last Thoughts or Long Commitments?

Would Timothy make it, and if he did, would he be faithful?

Phil Ware uses Timothy's release from prison to be an opportunity to look at how we are to live in a culture opposed to Christianity.

Facing Life's Uh-oh's

What do you do when the problems come?

Ron Rose writes about life's obstacles and challenges us to follow the example of others who have lived beyond their limits.

Don't Sit Around Waiting

What are you waiting for?

Ron Rose challenges us to get up and get going and quit waiting for your dreams to unfold.

When the New Babies Require Extra Care

How do grandparents deal with multiple multiples?

Janet Colbrunn shares her experiences as a grandparent to multiple multiples.

Quality People

Who do you have in your life?

Bill Denton reminds us of how important quality people are to our lives as we face challenging times.

The Fullest Possible Way

Where do these ups and downs come from, anyway?

Life is a combination of ups and downs and all arounds but Jesus is in the middle trying to bring us full life all the time!

Escape Velocity?

Can you get out of your problems before they drag you down?

God will stick by us and get us through the worse times in our lives.

Fish Sticks, Turkey, Ducks and a Goose

Had any fish sticks lately?

So often we don't try new things and stay stuck in our rut rather than seeing God's opportunities and call to be God's people.

39 Years ... Plus One

What's happening in your world when you turn forty?

A simple anniversary celebration for the 39th anniversary leads a husband to reflect on his adventure with his wife!