Articles Tagged 'Goal'

Keeping My Eyes on the Prize

We have to follow the Lord, and Jesus promises to empower our becoming like him through the Holy Spirit.

Phil Ware continues his series on Jesus and transformation and focuses today on our walking with Jesus each day in the gospels and learning his words and talking with him and taking on on his character and compassion as the Spirit transforms us.

In the Footsteps of Jesus

Jesus said this was the right thing for him to do!

James Nored and Phil Ware remind us of an important reason to be baptized: not only was Jesus baptized, he also said it was the right thing to do and called on all his disciples to be baptized and baptizers.

Keeping My Eyes on the Prize

God isn't after change, that happens all the time: God wants transformation!

Phil Ware continues his series on Jesus and transformation and focuses today on our walking with Jesus each day in the gospels and learning his words and talking with him and taking on on his character and compassion as the Spirit transforms us.

No Turning Back!

We can't go back, so let's go forward with faith and determination and hope!

Phillip Morrison reminds us to focus forward and let go of the past.

But One Thing I Do!

How do we keep from letting the past dominate our future?

Phil Ware reminds us to let the past stay in the past and gives us Paul's advice for moving beyond our past: forgetting, straining, pressing on.

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.

Early Morning Coffee Discipline

What's this discipline of early morning coffee?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that even early morning coffee can be a good thing if it is tied to a great habit of self-disciplined focus.

'If it Aint Broke, Don't Fix It?'

Sometimes we need a mission change even when things are working well!

Phil Ware continues his 3 series of articles on Sagrada Familia in Lima, Peru and talks about the need to change missions occasionally for the sake of a grander goal and greater return.

Ordinary or Not?

Are you making it up as you go?

Ron Rose is back to challenging us to treat our spiritual life like and adventure and let God lead us by faith and not hide the monotony of our same old routines.

History and Mission

Can we really look back to find the way to move forward?

Mark Frost continues a series by http://interimministrypartners.com team members on how a church can discover its mission.

Exchanging Your Christmas Dream for a Bigger One

Does God really have a bigger dream for you than He gave Joseph and Mary?

Rick Brown shares an insight from the Westjet Santa Claus video and says we need to ask God for more and greater vision.

Discovering the Character of your Church: 'Are' Values or 'Should' Values?

How do we get down to our true values?

Tim Woodroof talks about the values of churches and distinguishes between the values that are and the values that churches feel like they should have.

Discovering the Character of Your Church: Core Values

What really do we value?

Mark Frost of interimministrypartners.com shares insights into transition times for churches who are looking for a minister or pastor and helps them discover ways to determine their core values.

Distracted

Are you paying attention?

When it comes to finding your way through this world, no GPS can help you. No map program will get you there. You need directions from someone who really knows the way. The book of Psalms says, "Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path" (Ps

The Finish Line

It's not about starting, it's about finishing

It's important to start our walk with God, but even more important that we finish it. We have to persevere until the end.

What Kind of Church?

There are two kinds of faithful leaders, groups, and churches. Which are you?

Phil Ware shares with us two kinds of early leaders and churches and groups, Paul and Barnabas become examples of those kinds of churches; each is faithful, takes risks, and faces opposition from the evil one.

The Home Stretch

Make that last effort to make it home!

Tom Norvell reminds us that we will all have difficult points in our journey, but let's finish strong, especially when we find ourselves in the home stretch.

Priorities

Do you prioritize what you schedule or do you schedule your priorities?

Rubel Shelly reminds us of Stephen Covey and living by priorities rather than just prioritizing the things we schedule.

Through God's Eyes

How do I really look?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that our self-perceptions may be totally inaccurate.

Wishes Are Not Plans

Can we ever move beyond the failure to act on good intentions?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that wishes aren't plans and we have to begin on the road to growth or it never happens.

No Regrets

It's not too late to start today!

Mike Barres reminds us that it is never too late to begin pursuing God's dreams and plans and purposes for us.

Losing My Mind?

Is this where you are right now?

Russ Lawson reminds us that with so many things going on, we need to remember just the one important thing.

The Greatest Glory

Where does a leader find true and lasting glory?

Phil Ware continues his series of messages on true shepherds in the church and focuses on the subject of a leader's glory -- seeing his or her passion formed in others they have trained.

Family Unique: Fuel in the Family Tank

What is your family running on and what is it running toward?

Rick Brown reminded us that families run on values, so what are the values your family runs on?

Family Unique: The Big Question

Do you have a plan for your family's road ahead?

Rick Brown writes in his family unique series about a family having a plan for what they are going to do and the key step in the plan is to decide how to finish the following, "As for me and my house we will ..."