Articles Tagged 'Disaster'

Knowing the People Makes the Difference

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

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?

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?

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

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

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

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

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 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

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 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'?

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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.

Beyond the Slogans

Beyond the Slogans

How can we say these things and really mean them?

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.

That He Might Be Glorified

That He Might Be Glorified

How can such a disaster be a time for glorifying God?

Donna Riggs shares how God used a snow storm to prevent disaster for her church family.

Don't Let Failure Be Final

Don't Let Failure Be Final

How long has it been since you tried to do it again?

Mike Barres talks about a real mess he made when he tried to cook when his wife was pregnant, but he tries again 28 years later to see if he can do it -- and does, reminding us to not quit with a failure.

It Won't Ever Happen to Us!

It Won't Ever Happen to Us!

Why is it so easy for us to live in denial?

Larry Zinck talks about the wildfire destruction and how people can live so close to the danger zone and think it won't ever happen to them.

A Cup of Cool Water

A Cup of Cool Water

How can we help?

Disaster Relief sites are given for the California fires