Rubel Shelly reminds us that rushing around to get where we think God wants us to be is seldom God's plan and seldom accomplishes what God wants to do in us.
08/01/2013 by Rubel Shelly
Larry Davies had a dream about being on Shark Tank and being offered 1 million dollars to invest in a church.
03/19/2013 by Larry Davies
Rick Brown reminds us that prayer begins simply, and in the process fo growing we all end up developing and growing in our prayer life.
03/05/2013 by Rick Brown
The community of Christians has members with different spiritual competency. But because we are family, we can be family.
10/13/2010 by Steve Ridgell
Rubel Shelly reminds us that wishes aren't plans and we have to begin on the road to growth or it never happens.
06/14/2010 by Rubel Shelly
Tom Norvell reminds us not to discount the small steps we make in our lives because out of them come the big ones!
11/30/2009 by Tom Norvell
Rubel Shelly reminds us through the words of Coach John Wooden that "What really counts in life is what you learn after you know it all."
10/20/2009 by Rubel Shelly
Russ Lawson describes why it is hard and important to be willing to play second fiddle in the Lord's orchestra.
09/29/2009 by Russ Lawson
Alan Garner describes a prayer and exhortation he gave at the Volunteers of America meeting and how wisdom and opportunity can be found in caring for the trials and troubles of those around us.
03/13/2009 by Alan Garner
Tammy Marcelain writes about believing, trust, and God using our struggles, weaknesses, and trials to make us people of faith.
03/07/2009 by Tammy Marcelain
Rick Brown challenges us to really love each other in active ways for one week after having seen a shocking ad during the Super Bowl.
02/13/2009 by Rick Brown
Tom Norvell reminds us that in the middle of giving thanks and offering gratitude for God, we should still have a holy discontent and recognize that we need more of Jesus.
12/04/2008 by Tom Norvell
Phil Ware takes us back to Colossians 3 and challenges us to take a close look at the places where we do not allow Jesus to be Lord of our lives.
12/01/2008 by Phil Ware
Rubel Shelly reminds us that we are not perfect yet, and admitting our failures and imperfections is not an excuse, but an opportunity to meet God and have his grace help us grow.
11/13/2008 by Rubel Shelly
Mike Barres challenges us to seek spiritual maturity.
11/01/2008 by Mike Barres
Alan Smith reminds us of some important lessons that we can learn from trees.
10/24/2008 by Alan Smith
As I was flying out of Abilene this past summer, I looked out the airplane window and admired how green Texas was.
10/15/2008 by Karen Presley
Rubel Shelly talks about faith during the dry cycles of life and how we can endure these dry times to follow God more vibrantly.
10/09/2008 by Rubel Shelly
Russ Lawson had his share of tough things and hard roads growing up, but he chooses NOT to dwell on those things, but the positive ones.
10/02/2008 by Russ Lawson
Russ Lawson has a claustrophobic experience with an MRI machine and it teaches him a lot about who he is and what God is doing in his life.
09/28/2008 by Russ Lawson
Phil Ware shares with us ideas about growth and how God has re-created us to be like Jesus and be full of life and growth, spiritually and physically.
09/22/2008 by Phil Ware
Rubel Shelly reminds us that we need to allow new Christians and inquirers to have time to grow and mature and not subject them to over scrutiny to the point of killing them with caustic cleanliness.
08/05/2008 by Rubel Shelly
Alan Smith tells us of the developer of the laser and how he doesn't claim any sense of achievement because he wasn't the one who designed the ultimate final use.
06/28/2008 by Alan Smith
Russ Lawson reminds us that our faith needs to keep growing and going in the direction of faith, believe but help my unbelief.
06/27/2008 by Russ Lawson
Mike Barres reminds us that mistakes and missteps are a part of life, an dwe can learn from them and grow through them.
05/16/2008 by Mike Barres