Articles Tagged 'Honesty'

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.

When Nobody Was Looking

When Nobody Was Looking

What would you have done?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that there are honest athletes and football players.

To Tell the Truth

To Tell the Truth

Does truth matter to us much these days?

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.

FUD

FUD

These three lurk in the shadows seeking to derail us and do us in.

Russ Lawson talks about fear, uncertainty, and doubt, or FUD, and how God's word and God speaks into each of these to give us life.

Commitments and Complications

Commitments and Complications

How true are we to our promises?

Rubel Shelly talks about trustworthiness, about keeping our word, honoring our promises, and even more, honoring God by keeping our promises.

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.

The Path from Brokenness to Peace

The Path from Brokenness to Peace

Can I really be the same person in each place?

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.

Yes Be Yes, No Be No

Yes Be Yes, No Be No

Are you as good as your word?

Say what you mean and then do what you say. Those around you will come to trust you when your actions are the same as your words.

Through God's Eyes

Through God's Eyes

How do I really look?

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

Good News about Tomorrow

Good News about Tomorrow

There's a wave of truthfulness headed down the pipeline!

Rubel Shelly talks about his medical ethics class and the importance these students put on telling the truth in all situations.

Lord, Please Hear Our Prayers

Lord, Please Hear Our Prayers

When's the last time you waited on the Lord in prayer?

Tom Norvell reminds us of the importance of praying honestly to God about all the challenging times in our lives.

Love Path 911: Can We Have a Good Marriage?

Love Path 911: Can We Have a Good Marriage?

After all that has happened, can we have a good marriage?

Joe Beam answers the reader's question about having a good marriage again after all the hurt and sinfulness?

Untangling Family Knots

Untangling Family Knots

Can it really get better if we get closer?

Ann Voskamp uses a boy's three-legged race to be the reminder that in a family, and in life, the closer we get the better we are.

A Tact Attack

A Tact Attack

What do you mean my dog is on the roof?

Rubel Shelly shares his insights on tact, telling the truth, kindness, sophistry, avoidance, and sugar coating the truth.

Look Them in the Eye

Look Them in the Eye

What do you have to hide?

Phil Ware shares his father's values in a letter to his children Zachary and Megan

Longing for Friendship

Longing for Friendship

Are you willing to take the risk?

We all need a friend or brother or sister with whom we can confess, share our story, and find deep and meaningful friendship.

A World of Deception

A World of Deception

How deep does our deception go?

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.

How People Will Remember You

How People Will Remember You

What counts most in the life you live today?

Gerald Ford was not flashy or spectacular, but he was kind, honest, decent, and dependable as a president and a husband and that is how he will be remembered.

I Owe You the Truth

I Owe You the Truth

Is there ever a time not to tell the truth?

No matter if it is the corporate world, school, church, or friendships we owe each other the truth and should not lie or withhold the truth.

Perfectly Honest

Perfectly Honest

Are you telling the truth ... the whole truth?

Honesty is more than just relating facts, it's telling the whole truth.

Completely Honest

Completely Honest

How honest are you?

Let's make sure our words are true and fair and honest, completely.

Cozying Up to a Holy God

Cozying Up to a Holy God

When is it wrong to try to portray God as our friend?

Displaying our faith is laudable if it is backed up by a life committed to living what we say; otherwise, it's dangerous!

Blaming Others

Blaming Others

Who really is responsible?

We need to quit blaming others and take responsibility for ourselves.

The Gipper on Good Intentions

The Gipper on Good Intentions

Do good intentions let you off the hook for bad actions?

Having good intentions doesn't offset bad decisions, actions, or words.

This Won't Surpise You

This Won't Surpise You

Who influeces what others do?

The greatest tone setter for ethics in the market place is the boss!