Patrick Odum challenges us to think critically and lovingly in light of our new-found awareness of baby Jesus' status as a refugee from violence.
07/15/2018 by Patrick D. Odum
Jordan Harrell reminds us that there are some things we are all called to do because that is what Jesus wants from us.
06/24/2018 by Jordan Harrell
Phil Ware reminds us of the importance to act courageously for God, for good, and for grace even when it is dangerous because eternity hangs on our decision.
01/10/2017 by Phil Ware
Brian McCutchen reminds us that dealing with temptation is not easy for the Christian and must be dealt with seriously.
01/16/2016 by Brian McCutchen
Phil Ware continues his series of articles on churches facing the challenges of the interim season and uses the imagery of high mountain climbing to help us appreciate the challenges.
09/28/2015 by Phil Ware
Phil Ware talks about finding our theological and missional mountains and how important it is to know them if you are going to call a minister with whom to partner.
09/14/2015 by Phil Ware
There are consequences for sin. Satan just wants you not to think about them.
06/24/2015 by Steve Ridgell
Phil Ware shares more of his recent trip to Fortaleza, Brazil with Compassion International and the Nerd Herd to visit Compassion sites, projects, children, and churches.
04/07/2015 by Phil Ware
Cathy Messecar uses the image of a mother mud dauber to give us some insight into a mother's role about paralyzing the evil influences in our children's lives.
08/31/2014 by Cathy Messecar
Phil Ware challenges us to think about the small blue planet we find ourselves on and how are we going to interconnect it with grace.
08/12/2014 by Phil Ware
Phil Ware continues his series on The Story and focuses on both the events at the Boston Marathon and West Texas and also on Paul's confident hope in the face of his death in a Roman prison.
04/21/2013 by Phil Ware
Phil Ware finishes the year 2012 with two powerful posts or articles about Jesus' birth and the people gathered around him, and emphasizes that God's greatest beginnings are found in hard endings.
12/23/2012 by Phil Ware
Phil Ware talks about how important it is that Thanksgiving is followed by Christmas and he shares a personal story to remind us it is true!
11/23/2012 by Phil Ware
Thom Lemmons tells us a story that gets to the heart of danger in sexual temptation and lust and a need for a friend.
06/15/2012 by Thom Lemmons
Phil Ware begins a series called shift and warns about the dangers of drifting with culture and losing our way.
01/20/2011 by Phil Ware
Phil Ware continues his series of light on the dark side of the mountain and reminds us of Samuel, the great transitional leader of God.
09/30/2010 by Phil Ware
Rubel Shelly reminds us that we need more risk takers and that there is still so much of the world to be explored.
09/20/2010 by Rubel Shelly
Donna Riggs shares how God used a snow storm to prevent disaster for her church family.
02/15/2009 by Donna Riggs
Mike Barres reminds us to not be distracted with the things going on around us but fix our eyes on Jesus.
10/11/2008 by Mike Barres
Russ Lawson challenges us to look at the way filth and dirt get into our lives and contaminate them and challenges us to pursue holiness and purity.
07/19/2008 by Russ Lawson
Letting a child go is a scary thing and when they hurt or they are killed or they go through a traumatic experience, it awful for the parent, so all we can do is ask that God be present and real for them.
04/28/2007 by Tom Norvell
A scary robbery experience helps Steve remember how precious and tenuous life is.
03/08/2007 by Steve Higginbotham
Lift up your eyes is a call for vision, a call to not walk in fear of danger, but to look for the new, the glory, the things God is calling us to embrace.
09/28/2006 by Bill Sherrill
Fear can paralyze and immobilize us if we let it be our master.
02/28/2005 by Phil Ware