Articles Tagged 'Effort'

What's Most Important?

What's Most Important?

So how do I find out this key to life?

Tom Norvell reminds us about our life's purpose, mission, goal, target and what gives our lives meaning and significance and eternal life.

The Great Challenge Facing all Women

The Great Challenge Facing all Women

Are you response-able — able to respond to the right things, in the right ways, at the right time?

Anne Voskamp reminds us of several absolutely essential points about being useful, productive, and fruitful to God and it often means saying no to early harvests and yes to what takes longer and more work.

Building a Culture of Honor: Accountability

Building a Culture of Honor: Accountability

Holding each other and ourselves accountable for our growth toward Jesus it often the forget piece in building a culture of honor.

Phil Ware continues his series on building a culture of honor with a focus on accountability -- both holding others accountable and holding ourselves accountable for our growth in the Lord.

SpiritFire - Unity of the Spirit?

SpiritFire - Unity of the Spirit?

Why is unity such a big deal?

Phil Ware continues his series on SpiritFire and challenges us to look at the importance of the unity of the Spirit.

Doesn't God Love Us Anymore?

Doesn't God Love Us Anymore?

Why are all these bad things going on?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that God wants us to act personally in our broken world to make a difference.

C2K - Go Smaller to Go Deeper

C2K - Go Smaller to Go Deeper

Why worry about this smaller thing?

Phil Ware talks about our need to go deeper into the will of Jesus by getting with a group with whom we can grow and follow Jesus.

Can You See It?

Can You See It?

Are you looking beyond the ugliness of the age to find something more?

Ron Rose challenges us to look beyond the ugliness and pettiness of the age and find real beauty and loveliness in our worlds.

Just Beyond My Vision

Just Beyond My Vision

As I drove along the highway on the brow of one of the mountains near us, I would occasionally look to my left catching a glimpse of the view. Every-once-in-a-while, there would be a break in the tree line and I could see for miles across the valley below

Tom Norvell shares insight into taking time to really get a vision of what is out there.

Work as Witness

Work as Witness

Can my daily work actually be sacred work?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that for Christians all of life is a place of sacred activity, especially our work.

Exercise Gives Energy

Exercise Gives Energy

Why in the world would anyone want to go to such an effort?

Serving may be hard work, but like good exercise, it develops us into a healthier people.

Bait the Hook

Bait the Hook

What do you expect of yourself when you pray?

While we don't expect to do the work to make prayer work, we must at least engage ourselves in the task we pray for.

The Leap of Faith

The Leap of Faith

Where will your leap take you?

Long ago someone made the extra effort to even out the calendar... what extra effort will you make?

The Only One Pulling

The Only One Pulling

Ever feel like you're the only one trying?

Don't give up, you're not the only trying and even if you are, what you do matters to God.