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How to Discredit Christianity

How to Discredit Christianity

Want to know how to make unbelievers disbelieve even more?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that wild predictions about Jesus' return on specific dates often are used by sceptics to discredit Christianity.

Delete! Delete! Delete!

Delete! Delete! Delete!

What can you do after the message is sent?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that we have to choose our words carefully because we don't have an unsend button for our mouth or a delete button to use after the words are spoken.

Edited by Grace

Edited by Grace

Now this is a reason to rejoice in hope!

Phil Ware writes about the funeral of his father-in-law Mel Nelson and reminds us what it means to be edited by grace.

A Few Minutes Alone

A Few Minutes Alone

When is time waiting, not wasted?

Rubel Shelly talks about an airport delay that ended up in a blessed day alone with God focusing and praying on the things and people that matter most and being present with God in the quietness of the moment.

Where Is Your Olive Oil?

Where Is Your Olive Oil?

Where do you go when you don't think you have enough?

Robyn F. Johnson shares the story of the widow and Elisha in 2 Kings 4, and she reminds us that God cares for us and provides for us, we just need to look for our little vial of olive oil and offer it to him.

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.

Trust?

Trust?

I'm not sure I'm that trusting: are you?

Patrick Odum talks about a strange occurrence involving trust, a New York ad agency worker, a homeless man, and an American Express Card, which reminds us that God trusts us.

Bzrp-cha-ta-bzrp!

Bzrp-cha-ta-bzrp!

What in the world is that sound?

Phil Ware looks back on an old reel-to-reel recording and editing session and reflects how he could sure use that same kind of thing in his life!

Give Mary Credit

Give Mary Credit

What about Mary?

Jeff Lee reminds us about Mary's faith, but he also reminds us of the importance of having a heart like hers.

The War on Materialism

The War on Materialism

What's the real threat to our culture?

Rubel Shelly writes about our greatest cultural enemy in spiritual warfare, consumerism or greed.

A Sabbath Rest

A Sabbath Rest

Do you rest at least one day per week?

Paul Faulkner reminds us that we need to rest 1 in 7 if we are going to fully experience life and be productive.

Who Can Be Still?

Who Can Be Still?

Do you have a place or a time when you can really be still?

Trying to find time to be still and wait for God feels awfully impossible in our busy world today, so why not cry out to God in the struggles and noise you face today?

The Jesus Filter

The Jesus Filter

How do you process things these days?

Russ reminds us that we are to have the mind of Christ, our Jesus filter, through which we process the things in our lives and the way we look at people around us.

Thinking about God

Thinking about God

Can you think about nothing but God?

Can we spend any special, focused, time thinking about nothing but God? It is hard, but we must learn to do so.

The Cool of the Day

The Cool of the Day

Have you been refreshed in the presence of the Lord lately?

Our love for the cool of the day after the hot day of work is a reminder of our need to be close to God and his desire to have us close.

Take a God Break

Take a God Break

When's the last time you shut everything down and sought to be alone with God?

We all need to take a God-break a time when we get alone with God and be renewed and restored.

Exercising the Spirit: Breath Prayer

Exercising the Spirit: Breath Prayer

Do you know how to pray?

We can learn to breath pray and pray any time and any place and reach out to God through prayer.

Exercising the Spirit: Meditation

Exercising the Spirit: Meditation

When's the last time you tried meditating?

Meditation is a lost art and discipline that we as Christians need to engage in again!

The Gift of Stillness

The Gift of Stillness

Have you learned to be still?

We all need more silence and solitude than we are getting in our busy world so let's start with just 5 minutes each day.

Exercising the Spirit

Exercising the Spirit

What have you done to grow your soul lately?

While we focus on physical exercise at the beginning of the year, why not also focus on spiritual exercise, too?

God Is

God Is

What is our hope in times of uncertainty?

Hope and help in times of trouble come from God who is ... always is.

What You Owe

What You Owe

To whom are you indebted?

Take care of our debts because when we don't it reflects poorly on the church and God's people.

Weeds!

Weeds!

What do you have growing in your path?

We need to keep our thought life free of weeds.

Just Think!

Just Think!

What have you been thinking about lately?

More than needing to think, we need to think about the right things!

Be Still!

Be Still!

Can you actually be still?

God is calling us to be still, but he sometimes has to do radical things to get us to listen!