Articles Tagged 'Ems' (Page 2)

God in the boring Stuff?

What are you seeing God at work doing in your life?

Ron Rose asks us to pay attention to our lives and see God at work, even in the moments he does not appear to be present and especially in the moments that appear to be boring.

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.

No Problema

With such an emotional tomorrow, can we stay focused on today?

Phil Ware continues his series on his trip to Sagrada Familia.

After the Angel Leaves

So how do we keep on keeping on after the angel leaves?

Phil Ware begins a 4 part series on Mary, the mother of Jesus, called Windows to Wonder, and talks about how the angel left Mary and Mary's life began to unfold with challenges and difficulties, but she maintained faith.

So What Do You Collect?

Everyone collects something, why not fingerprints left by God?

Ron Rose writes about collecting fingerprints -- God's fingerprints -- and how they are stories that are longing to be told.

Too Much, Too Many, & Too Little

What do you do when there you find yourself in the

Tom Norvell reminds us that there is simply too much, too many, and too little.

Is This Gonna Be Forever?

How can we learn to put things in the right perspective?

Problems that seem so huge can be cut down to size when we look at them from an eternal perspective

Beyond Circumstances: Attitude Makes the Difference

What can you really control about your day?

Rubel Shelly reminds us of several things we cannot change, especially in overwhelming times, but one we can change is our attitude.

Why Such Bad Answers?

Where did this try it before you buy idea come from?

Rubel Shelly talks about the try it before you buy idea, the test drive mentality, that infests the idea about marriage in modern society and he boils the problem down to selfishness.

Peace Be with You!

Have you found purpose, meaning, and peace in the life you are living?

Phil Ware continues his lifewords series on the post resurrection sayings of Jesus and considers Jesus' blessing, "Peace be with you!"

Love Path 911: Email Betrayal

What do we do when our partners are involved in email relationships?

Joe Beam deals with the challenging issue of improper email relationships.

Putting My Life Where My Mouth Is

Are we up to our talk?

Phil Ware challenges us to leave behind intention and move out into the world of action as we seek care for our broken world and overcome the criticism that we are uncaring hypocrites who are not willing to help.

Focus on the Goal

Do you just keep your head down and focus on only what might be dangerous?

Sarah Stirman talks about running and rolling her ankle and how it made her afraid to focus on the goal and see the sights.

Treating Symptoms

Can we get past the symptoms and really treat what is going on underneath?

Rubel Shelly reminds us to not settle for merely treating the symptoms, but get to the root causes of our problems.

Root of the Problem

What really is behind all of this financial mess?

Rubel Shelly talks about the financial crisis, or better, crises, that are afflicting our economy and housing markets and foreclosure problems and points to one age old problem -- greed.

No Room for Death?

Is there room beyond the cemetery plot for you?

Patrick Odum compares the lack of vacancy in a French cemetery and a law forbidding people to die to the hope we have in the resurrection of Jesus.

Is It Really Enough?

How much more do we really need?

Tom Norvell reminds us of the importance of Jesus' two love commands and challenges us to let this be enough for us.

Opposite Day

How can I turn it around with my kids?

Jenny Runkel shares an experience with her parenting that took her outside the normal ScreamFree process and how she did the opposite of what she felt like doing to get back on track.

The Question That Matters Most

What kind of questions have you been asking lately?

Russ Lawson reminds us that the questions we ask need to be the important ones, not the kind that spark endless arguments and speculation.

Lessons from a Hummingbird

Ever feel trapped and can't find the plain way out of trouble?

Alan Smith's encounter with a hummingbird in his garage reminds him of how we often get trapped by life and won't let God help us find the way of escape.

The Britney Spears in Your Life

Would you be willing to help Britney if you could?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that while we may not know Britney Spears, we do know someone like her and we need to ask if we are willing to be a friend to these people?

Losing Control

What's the ultimate loss of control?

Paul Faulkner reminds us that we have to give God control now, even though we fear it, because death comes and sooner or later we're going to have to yield control to him, now.

God Is Our Hope

When you sift through the rubble, what hope do you find?

Tom Norvel shares several observations from being out of his house for more than six months and how it relates to our spiritual lives.

How Much Does He Know?

Does God really know all about me?

Paul Faulkner talks about God knowing all about us and still loving us immensely and how his love is better than the best dad and compensates for the worst dad.

Take off the Fireman's Hat!

What's the big rush, anyway?

Paul Faulkner reminds us that being in such a rush in life is not the way God intended us to live and not the way Jesus lived, so we ought to slow down, spend time with the Father, and be refreshed.