Articles Tagged 'Disaster'

What Is Core: Believing

What is most important for us to believe and do as disciples of Jesus, today?

Phil Ware begins a series of messages on what is core, or what is at the heart of what we must believe and do to be true disciples of Jesus, today.

Beyond Trite Slogans to Real Help

How can we say these things and really mean them when trying to help those who hurt?

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.

What Jesus Can't Do!

Why did Mark include it in his gospel? After all, his gospel is the shortest and most compact story of Jesus among the four gospels!

Phil Ware looks at Mark 6:1-6 and reminds us that this story is for us because we are Jesus' family, relatives, and hometown!

Jesus Smiled

Our God is the God of surprising opportunities, fresh hope, and new life.

Phil Ware reminds us of John Mark's failure when he deserted the mission field and the mission team and describes how God used this mess and the grace, mercy, and love of godly men to bring great good out of potential disaster.

When Storms Come

Could you use some hope in the aftermath of this storm, and in other choppy seas you may be facing?

Max Lucado shares words of encouragement and hope as hurricane Florence comes ashore.

Knowing the People Makes the Difference

It's all about who you know

Who do you know that needs your prayers and your help? What else can you do to help them because knowing the people makes the difference!

Hope, Healing, and Help

With so many struggling, each of us has an opportunity to step up and make a difference in the lives of those in deep need!

Phil Ware continues his posts on how to help with the disasters currently plaguing the United States.

What Happened?

Why do death, disease, disasters, and devilish influences steer our world, our humanity, into such mess?

James Nored and Phil Ware remind us that human sin and rebellion have left our world a broken mess, not the world God intended for us.

What in the World Is Going On?

Every day the news is filled with tragedy. How are we supposed to survive?

Jesus has overcome the world. He is the way through disaster, death, pain, and evil.

The Real Root of Brokenness

We must not dare forget to give thanks for how we're blessed and how great the Father is!

Ann Voskamp reminds us again of the incredible importance of giving thanks.

Darkness

Am I alone in my darkest hours?

Phil Ware reminds us that darkness is the place where God can meet us, redeem us, deliver us, and save us from death and disaster.

The Prize

Why keep getting up?

Terese Bell Kindred shares a story of a friend she admires and compares her to a prize fighter because she keeps getting up and going on after bad things and cancer.

It's a Time to Help, not just Talk

What can we do?

Phil Ware offers some practical and important advice on what to do to help in the devastation caused by tornadoes.

It Was an Earthquake

It actually bounced me off my seat.. So what did I learn about life from an earthquake?

My earthquake happened without warning and it helped me see what was important to remember about the earthquakes of life.

There Will Be another Tragedy

What does a Christian believe in the face of one tragedy after another?

There will be another tragedy somewhere today. Christians overcome our tragedies because of what we believe about this world.

What is Core: Jesus

What is most important?

Phil Ware begins a series of messages on what is core, or what is at the heart of what we must believe?

Will this be 'Lucky 13'?

So are you superstitious, or only a little stitious?

Rubel Shelly writes about the New Year, 2013, and talks about what the year will bring and also about being superstitious.

Unshakeable: 10 Years Revisited

Looking back, what is there that is unshakeable?

Phil Ware revisits and reflects on 9/11 ten years later.

Finding Help When Devastation Hits

What does this have to do with Phil Campbell

Rick Brown reminds us that community, church, family, can make a huge difference in our lives when devastation hits.

Dog Bites and Life

How do you survive when life takes a bite out of you?

Life is hard, and the terrible things in this world sometimes happen when we least expect. How do we cope?

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.

Each Has a Name

Let's begin somewhere, doing something, and not just talk about it!

Phil Ware talks about our broken world, spring, the tsunami and earthquakes in Japan, and the Lord's prayer.

Short-term or Long-term?

Will we stick in there or will we bail after a short bit?

Mike Barres stresses the importance of giving consistent, long-term care to help people overcome the mess they currently find themselves in.

Living in the Misunderstood Kingdom

What would you say after the coffee shop bomb?

Ron Rose challenges us to look at Jesus' upside-down kingdom and what it means for our life today.

The God Who Sees and Cares

Are we ministering beyond the curse?

Patrick Odum writes about the devastation in Haiti and our response to it as a people of God who want to do the work of the Kingdom.