Articles Tagged 'Good News'

This is Our Story, Too!

This is Our Story, Too!

We want our lives to be part of Jesus' story of redemption, and then we want to share that redemption with others!

Phil Ware and James Nored continue to share God's story of redemption and focus this week on Jesus as the fulfillment of God's promises to Abraham and David and the genealogy of Jesus that displays God's grace.

Sharing Good News

Sharing Good News

There's nothing more natural than sharing good news

We forget that the story of Jesus is good news, something that should be naturally shared with people we know.

Preparing Hearts for Jesus

Preparing Hearts for Jesus

The sequence of grace — serving before saving!

Phil Ware shares insight on the beginning of Mark's gospel and how salvation is preceded by service, serving comes before saving, and the gospel always begins with a servant.

I Doubt It: World Changers

I Doubt It: World Changers

Despite early Jewish opposition and later Roman persecution and martyrdom, their passion, conviction, and impact could not be stopped.

Phil Ware continues his series called 'I Doubt It' and focuses today on Jesus' call and promise that his eleven apostles and those that followed them would turn the world upside down with their message of good news and hope and grace.

Another Perspective

Another Perspective

Was 2016 a hard year? So how are you going to face 2017?

Byron Ware reminds us that even after a very hard year in 2016, we have good news to carry with us in 2017!

Best News Ever

Best News Ever

Everyone loves good news... so how much better to hear the best news ever.

Our sin has separated us from God and we cannot fix it. So God did. Best news ever.

The Most Important Thing to Know

The Most Important Thing to Know

With all the information in the Bible, what is the most important thing to know?

The Bible itself says this is the most important thing to know: Jesus died for your sins and was raised on the third day.

'What prevents me from being baptized?'

'What prevents me from being baptized?'

What stands between you and the water?

The Bible says the Ethiopian eunuch was baptized and went on his way rejoicing. You can too. It was good news for the Ethiopian. It's good news for us. Everyone who is willing to put their faith in Jesus may come to him.

A Son Was Born to Us

A Son Was Born to Us

It was the birth announcement from everyone to everyone.

When God sent his Son to earth, the birth announcement was given twice: once generations before his birth and then when it happened.

The Light of Grace

The Light of Grace

A simple reminder of grace from one in a difficult place.

Phil Ware shares the sweet prayer request from one of the translators in a predominantly Muslim nation wracked with violence and bloodshed: "Please pray for the terrorists that they know Jesus Christ like Saul who became Paul :)"

Reality Check

Reality Check

Could the story be true?

The crucifixion and resurrection are at the heart of the good news of Jesus. He came to this world, was rejected and killed, then overcame death and the grave. One day he will come again, and God will judge the world through him. Those who have put their

Good News Gospel

Good News Gospel

Good news is not just something you get to hear, but something you get to do.

Gospel means good news. Jesus died for your sins. You can make this good news part of your life.

Tell Them How Much!

Tell Them How Much!

So what do we do now that we've left the table?

Phil Ware begins his series on God's Riches for Us at the Table of the Lord and reminds us that we are called to share with those close to us what the Lord has done for us.

Catch & Release: First Importance

Catch & Release: First Importance

Why do we make things more complicated than they need to be?

Phil Ware compares 1 Corinthians 15 and Romans 6 and reminds us that what saves us is Jesus' death, burial, and resurrection and we get to participate and experience these in baptism and the Lord's Supper!

Catch & Release: Blessings

Catch & Release: Blessings

What makes it hard to be generous with the good news of Jesus?

Phil Ware continues his series on Catch and Release, focusing on sharing our blessings and also seeing sharing Jesus, the good news of Jesus, as a gift of generosity.

The Andrew Factor

The Andrew Factor

Do you have the Andrew Factor?

The apostle Andrew shows us how to tell others about Jesus.

White Hats and Cowboys

White Hats and Cowboys

There really are not any

God is good. We are not. He sent his Son so we could be good.

Behind Enemy Lines

Behind Enemy Lines

Where do you live your life of faith?

Phil Ware talks about persecution of believers today and how we can make a difference.

Snapshot

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.

I Take It Back

I Take It Back

Sometimes we wish we could put the genie back into the bottle!

Tom Norvell reminds us about the nature of regrets and the wish we hadn't done what we've done, so he encourages us to live life differently.

It Takes Bad News

It Takes Bad News

If you haven't heard the bad news, can you really hear the good news?

We can't really appreciate God's good news until we've had a taste of the bad news.

Beautiful Feet

Beautiful Feet

How pretty are your woofng dogs?

No matter how ugly your feet may look, if you share the good news of Jesus, God says they are really beautiful.