Articles Tagged 'Den' (Page 3)

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.

A Little Each Day

How do we accomplish great things and find ourselves attaining greatness?

Rubel Shelly uses John Wooden as an example and a great quote on the need to focus on doing today what we can do and make the little changes each day that get us closer to our goal.

Easter Clothes

What kind of clothes did Jesus wear that first Easter Sunday.

Rick Brown reminds us what is important about the clothes we wear on Easter and that Jesus appeared to Mary as a gardener.

Deep Roots

What kind of legacy are we leaving for those around us?

Teresa Bell Kindred reminds us of the importance of growing deep roots of faith by the waters of God's grace.

Losing the Hidden Weight in 2014

What are you carrying around unnecessarily in your hidden weight?

Ron Rose shares with us about weight problems, not pounds, but hidden weight with regret, worries, burdens, resentments, failures, and those kinds of things that we need to leave behind after we have handed them over to Jesus.

When You're this Close to Giving up Hope

Can you still believe you can fly with broken wings?

Ann Voskamp shares a powerful story about the first Sunday of Advent and butterflies and a friend with a broken heart.

Building a Culture of Honor: Serving

How do you break down the strongest barriers? The secret is simple, watch Jesus!

Phil Ware continues his series on building a culture of honor and focuses on Jesus washing his disciples' feet on the eve of his crucifixion.

Home on the Range

Don't you long for a place with no discouraging words!

Tom Norvell reminds us of the power of encouraging and discouraging words and how we need to make the place where we find ourselves home on the range.

Blessed Assurance

Where is your certainty found?

Phillip Morrison reminds us that our assurance is based on what God does and has done in Jesus, not what we can accomplish for God!

It's His Problem to Solve

So how do we obey these hard commands to not worry?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that trust in God to act is not passive, but an active life that does what is required, trusting that our difficulties and challenges are problems for God to solve.

Am I Going to Die?

You are going to die. How do you feel about it?

I overheard a seven year old ask the question that many of us wonder about: Am I going to die?

Why You Do not Need to Be a Christian

You may not need Jesus if these things are true in your life.

If you can control nature, your health, and your behavior… then you may not need Jesus.

We Are really Going Home

Egypt is back in the news, so what does that have to do with going home?

Phillip Morrison continues his encouraging words with an especially relevant piece on Egypt and going home.

Independence Day

How are we supposed to feel about all of this?

Phil Ware shares some thoughts about Independence Day, July 4, 2013, and what it means and should call us to do in our time and our situation in today's world.

The Wrong Direction

Which way would you run?

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.

Easter is Still with Us?

We're done with leftovers and the eggs are put away, but Easter still remains!

Rubel Shelly reminds us that Easter is not over as long as Jesus' followers, Christians, his disciples, live out the evidence of his resurrection in their lives by the way they treat others.

It's just a little Thing... not Really!

When are little things not little things — most of the time!

Tom Norvell reminds us that little things are not really little things and that they often are the difference between life and missing out on life.

The Story: U!

So we know a lot about Jesus' birth, but what does it mean?

Phil Ware gets us back into The Story by taking us to Jesus' birth and looking from the prologue of the Gospel of John to try to understand what it means.

God Put His SIGnature on You!

Can you see God's signature on his masterpiece?

Phil Ware reminds us that we are all God's gifted children and that God has put his signature on each of us in three different ways.

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.

God and My DNA

Scientists used to think 98% of our DNA was useless and used that to argue against the existence of God. Wrong.

Some used the fact that 98% of our DNA was not functional as an arguement against the existence of God. Now they know that over 80% of our DNA is functional. God did know what he was doing.

Lose It for Good!

Why do we keep putting it back on our backs?

Beyond weight loss, why do we keep picking up old burdens and carrying them, Ron Rose reminds us to set aside the past burdens and come to Jesus.

Celebrate Independence

A country's independence day may not last forever. I know one independence day that does.

I celebrate my independence every day. Jesus set me free from my sin.

High Cost Forgiveness?

Is it really worth the cost?

Ron Rose reminds us of the need to forgive, not just because we are commanded but because we are imprisoned in bitterness when we don't.

Seeing God

When was the last time you saw God?

Creations shows us God, if we're only willing to look.