Articles Tagged 'Food'

What is Core: Communing

When we gather in Jesus' name, something transcendent happens: the Lord is present with us!

Phil Ware talks about what is core to our faith and then ties it to everyday meals as well as our celebration of the Lord's Supper and the things of first importance in 1 Corinthians 15:1-7.

In the Power of the Spirit

We live our lives where we place our focus!

Phil Ware reminds us that by focusing on Jesus and our need for Jesus to be the transforming presence in our lives the Holy Spirit transforms and conforms us to Jesus with increasing likeness.

Three Questions that Made Me Healthier

What I didn’t realize was that my wellness is not just about the food I put inside my body!

Jordan Harrell shares some challenges from several years ago after her baby was born and how three questions she needed to answer helped make her healthier in every way.

I Doubt It: Real Food

Can we really find genuine nourishment and satisfaction in Jesus?

Phil Ware continues his series on doubt focusing on Jesus' statement that doing the Father's will was the basis of finding fullness in life.

Longing for Home

As we share this bread and drink this cup, let's be reminded of our home on the horizon and the joy we will share when we arrive!

Phil Ware talks about longing for home and the food of home and challenges us to see Communion as our taste of home while we are away.

Warming Up to Love!

What does a little girl do when a stranger from far away shows up at school?

Phil Ware shares more of his recent trip to Fortaleza, Brazil with Compassion International and the Nerd Herd to visit Compassion sites, projects, children, and churches.

Holding Jesus' Miracles in My Hands

Sometimes we get to touch what Jesus has done and it is breathtaking!

Phil Ware writes about Compassion international and seeing the incredible things God is doing through the projects in Fortaleza, Brazil using the help of sponsors and ground personnel to free children from poverty in Jesus' name.

Mom, You're the Real MVP

For all you do, Mom, we think you are the best.

Phillip Morrison talks about Kevin Durant's MVP speech and his own mom as the MVP.

What is Core: Communion

When we gather in Jesus' name, something transcendent happens: He is there with us!

Phil Ware talks about what is core to our faith and then ties it to everyday meals as well as our celebration of the Lord's Supper.

Only a Moment Away from a Miracle?

What happens when we invite Jesus into our messes and offer him what we have?

Rick Brown reminds us how easily we can become blind to the great opportunities for Jesus to do mighty things when we face challenges too big for us.

Thankful for the Mercies

Here's something you don't want to forget at the table of thanks today!

Rick Brown reminds us to be thankful for God's mercies.

Let Us Thank Him

God is great, so what are we going to do about it?

Rubel Shelly reminds us to be thankful for even the most simple things, including our meal and the gift of food and fellowship over table.

More Than a Matter of Taste

Why is it all about taste and aroma?

Katha Winther talks about all the smells and tastes that are associated with marketing products today and reminds us that life is more than food and clothing.

There's Always Almost Meatloaf

What's your almost food?

Russ Lawson shares about a hard time when all they had was some oatmeal and hamburger and ketchup.

The Comma Makes All the Difference

How do you punctuate your life and walk with God?

Ron Rose talks about where we find our significance and comfort in life, God or false substitutes.

Thankful for Simple Things

Why give thanks for that?

Mike Barres talks about a hunting trip with his wife and how they were so thankful for just heat and food and the simple things of life.

Snapshot

When is a picture more than a picture?

Phil Ware shares his experience at a lunch between sponsors and their children in Kampala, Uganda.

Exercising the Spirit: Fasting

Are you really hungry for God?

Fasting is a way to draw closer to God.

What's Your Diet?

What really is the value of food?

Food has been an object of fascination for a variety of reasons, but Jesus has helped us determine the value of a good diet.

Taste and See

Have you tasted just how good it is?

Just as we enjoy the senses of taste and sight, we need to taste and see that the Lord is good.

Fast Food or Truly Full

Are you really full with all that you have been eating?

Have you found real nourishment? Not unless you know Jesus.

Refuse to Be Slicked

Have you been slicked lately by the ads?

Just like the fast food ads decieve us by making their product look too good to be true, so also satan deceives and tempts us.