Phil Ware reminds us that as we clean up from Christmas and New Year, the mess left after the holidays should remind us of the hard times Jesus and his family faced after his birth.
01/08/2020 by Phil Ware
Phil Ware reminds us of the discontinuity, the absolute collision, of the grime of our world and the glory of God in the birth of Jesus.
05/16/2018 by Phil Ware
Phil Ware reminds us of the gritty reality of Jesus' birth and Mary choosing to accept the challenge of being Jesus' mother and reminds us of our need to commit to have Jesus born in our lives.
12/12/2017 by Phil Ware
Phil Ware and James Nored introduce Heartlight.org readers to the grit of grace and the coming video series called, "My Story in God's Story."
12/27/2016 by James Nored and Phil Ware
Phil Ware finishes up his series on Nehemiah and emphasizes the importance of leaders being people of integrity.
05/04/2015 by Phil Ware
Rubel Shelly reminds us that the real missing link in so many great athletes, politicians, and business leaders is integrity and character.
01/11/2015 by Rubel Shelly
Greg Anderson reminds us why values are so important and how we must live out of our values with integrity.
10/06/2013 by Greg Anderson
Rubel Shelly reminds us of the missing virtue of persistence -- endurance and perseverance mixed with consistency and integrity.
05/19/2013 by Rubel Shelly
Rubel Shelly reminds us that we don't have to be ruled, enslaved, and tyrannized by our feelings, but our emotions can be channeled and overcome by the power of commitment, the Holy Spirit, and love.
10/16/2012 by Rubel Shelly
Phil Ware continues his series connected to The Story, this week from Chapter 3, focusing on Joseph and his temptation with Potiphar's wife.
09/09/2012 by Phil Ware
Rubel Shelly addresses the issues of honesty and integrity and the importance of telling the truth and the sin against each other and ourselves when we lie and do not tell the truth.
09/04/2012 by Rubel Shelly
Rubel Shelly reminds us that there is really no such thing as the Christian vote, but a reality that politics often uses religion and religion gets used in politics, but the kingdom of God comes in different ways.
01/31/2012 by Rubel Shelly
Rubel Shelly talks about trustworthiness, about keeping our word, honoring our promises, and even more, honoring God by keeping our promises.
09/26/2011 by Rubel Shelly
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.
06/28/2011 by Rubel Shelly
Ron Rose talks about the temptation to compartmentalize life and live by different standards in different roles and walks in life instead of living with integrity for God.
05/17/2011 by Ron Rose
Rubel Shelly invites us into the dangerous story of Jesus and the Bible and to invite God into our lives to catch us up in his Kingdom work, the real life of faith and integrity.
05/16/2011 by Rubel Shelly
Rubel Shelly writes about a great friend and follower of Jesus, Dr. Everett Blanton.
12/27/2010 by Rubel Shelly
Phil Ware continues his series called When Spirit Becomes Flesh and he focuses on the grit and real world feel of the birth stories and also the joy that comes from Jesus' birth.
12/23/2010 by Phil Ware
Rubel Shelly reminds us that our self-perceptions may be totally inaccurate.
06/28/2010 by Rubel Shelly
Rubel Shelly challenges us to go beyond the facade and charisma of many supposed leaders today and demand more.
02/16/2010 by Rubel Shelly
Rubel Shelly reminds us that all space is sacred space and that all of life is bound up with the holy because God is with us and in us.
01/11/2010 by Rubel Shelly
Rubel Shelly challenges us with an old story to be people of truth and respect even in the most dire and painful circumstances and treat people with the same ethical respect we would expect ourselves.
10/26/2009 by Rubel Shelly
Rubel Shelly shares his insights on tact, telling the truth, kindness, sophistry, avoidance, and sugar coating the truth.
04/29/2008 by Rubel Shelly
Phil Ware shares his father's values in a letter to his children Zachary and Megan
10/29/2007 by Phil Ware
We live in a world of deception but God has called us to be Kingdom people, people who tell the truth and do not deceive, yet forgive those who confess their deceitfulness to us.
03/19/2007 by Phil Ware