Articles Tagged 'Goodness'

A Pat on the Back

A Pat on the Back

When we see one of these risk-takers and God-seekers, they deserve a Pat on the Back!

Max Lucado reminds us to give risk-takers, God-seekers, and hard-workers a pat on the back.

Bat Turn at the Jordan

Bat Turn at the Jordan

before we can be ready to be fully used by the Lord in the work of the kingdom of God, we must have our bat turn moment.

Phil Ware and James Nored look at what the ministry of John the Baptizer meant for people in his day and call on us to share in this move toward the kingdom of God today.

Grace Comes After You!

Grace Comes After You!

Is there anywhere we can go to escape God's grace? I don't think so!

Max Lucado reminds us how God's grace pursues, comes after, and seeps into us if we allow it to flood over us.

He Paid My Debt!

He Paid My Debt!

As children of our Father, we are called to live up to the God standard!

Phillip Morrison reminds us that we are saved by grace and God expects us to be gracious.

I Choose

I Choose

We have a huge impact on our day by what we decide to choose!

Max Lucado reminds us that our life is made by what we choose to do with our character and our heart.

Flying High with Freedom!

Flying High with Freedom!

We have been set free, so let's not give up our freedom?

Phil Ware reflects on the importance of freedom and what Paul teaches in Galatians.

Throw What Stinks Out of God's House!

Throw What Stinks Out of God's House!

What's the greatest danger to participating in a great move of God?

Phil Ware finishes up his series on Nehemiah and emphasizes the importance of leaders being people of integrity.

What a Bunch of Suckers

What a Bunch of Suckers

Why do we but the lie? Maybe because it is sold so well!

Rubel Shelly talks about the way Satan dupes into buying the lie about holiness and goodness and gets us to buy the sins of self-destruction.

Keep in Step with the Spirit

Keep in Step with the Spirit

Can you dance with the Holy Spirit

Phil Ware continues his short series on the Holy Spirit focusing on dancing with the Spirit and keeping in step with the Spirit.

The Scorned Virtue

The Scorned Virtue

Why do we see this as weakness?

Rubel Shelly reminds us of the Christian virtue of humility, which is not thinking less of ourself, but thinking of ourself less.

Loveliness: The Greater Problem of Good

Loveliness: The Greater Problem of Good

Have we've been asking the wrong question for too long?

Ann Voskamp writes to put all of the bad news of the last few weeks in perspective and suggests that we've been asking the wrong question, a misguided question, far too long?

In Need of a Transplant

In Need of a Transplant

What does the doctor hear when he hears your heartbeat?

Rick Brown reminds us that what we need is a heart transplant from God so our heartbeat is that of Jesus.

Easter is Still with Us?

Easter is Still with Us?

We're done with leftovers and the eggs are put away, but Easter still remains!

Rubel Shelly reminds us that Easter is not over as long as Jesus' followers, Christians, his disciples, live out the evidence of his resurrection in their lives by the way they treat others.

It's just a little Thing... not Really!

It's just a little Thing... not Really!

When are little things not little things — most of the time!

Tom Norvell reminds us that little things are not really little things and that they often are the difference between life and missing out on life.

It Is Time

It Is Time

So how long are you going to wait?

Tom Norvell challenges us a week into the New Year to get about doing the work of God because it is time!

Getting Clear about Holiness

Getting Clear about Holiness

It's a whole lot more than a list of don'ts!

Rubel Shelly reminds us that holiness is not just what we avoid, but what we do to bless and redeem.

Up!

Up!

Haven't you stayed down long enough?

Rick Brown reminds us that lame excuses keep us lame and Jesus calls us to get up, take up, and get on with living and walking and taking responsibility for our lives.

A Healthier Image of God

A Healthier Image of God

What are the two great lies Satan tells about God?

Rubel Shelly talks about the two lies satan tells about God and that we often believe, that God tries to limit us and that when we sin God wants to punish us.

Holy Passion: Sacred Sexuality

Holy Passion: Sacred Sexuality

What, talk about sex and God in the same sentence?

Phil Ware shares about the sacredness of our sexual relationship as husbands and wives and calls us to follow Jesus in how we deal with this issue.

He Didn't Save it for Us

He Didn't Save it for Us

Integrity can be costly in the long run while paying huge dividends in those we teach!

Rubel Shelly talks about a family who found money in the attic of their newly purchased house and returned it to the heirs of the previous owners because they were honest and wanted their kids to know the truth of character.

Unchanging

Unchanging

In the world of chaotic change, is there anything predictable and dependable?

Pat Mingarelli shares photos of geese on a frozen lake and reminds us of the constants of unchanging nature and the God who is faithful and dependable and unchanging and just.

Silence

Silence

I wait in silence for the Lord!

Pat Mingarelli shares insight from his time hiking and being outdoors as a photographer and reminds us our need for silence to listen to God.

The Things You Planned for Us!

The Things You Planned for Us!

What's the plan?

Tom Norvell tries to get us to think in terms of what the Lord has planned for us.

Your Half Full Glass

Your Half Full Glass

What are you doing with all the negative news?

Rubel Shelly takes on the negative sentiment of the day and confronts it head on.

igbok

igbok

So what are you going to hang on to during the

Rubel Shelly uses an acronym and a website to remind us that it is going to be okay.