Articles Tagged 'Include'

How Full Is Your Gift Sack?

Most of us only hoped to get enough of these seasons’ “givings” in our sacks not to be embarrassed, humiliated and marked as a less than desirable.

Phil Ware asks us to remember all the people who joined Jesus at his birth and challenges us to believe that these are exactly the kind of people Jesus came to redeem -- people just like us!

All in the Family

When God chose to come into our world through a child, he chose a family line that was every bit as messed up as our world.

Phil Ware is using December to remind us how to welcome Jesus during this special time and what Jesus' coming means for each of us.

Talk Less Hug More

Why not forget winning arguments and win the heart?

Ron Rose talks about his adopted granddaughter, Halle Grace, a Russian lifeguard and Halle's desire to hug and be hugged.

Talk Less, Hug More

What's the universal language?

Ron Rose talks about his adopted grand daughter Halle Grace and how important hugs are to her.

Reboot

Take time to reboot and let God do the rest with you.

Patrick Odum reminds us of the importance to rest, to have a Sabbath, to reboot.

Tested and Approved

What does it lead us to do?

Laura Baker reminds us that we are tested and approved by God.

For Insiders or Outsiders?

What does it matter really, if I am community or not?

Phil Ware talks about the tension between insiders and outsiders and how we are to view community and the way we connect our outside friends to it.

Included!

Are you an insider or outsider to the promises of God?

Phil Ware reminds himself that he didn't have any right to expect the grace of God to be shared with him since he wasn't a child of Abraham by race and was included only because of God's mercy.

Looking at Things Differently

What you are looking for determines what you will find!

Alan Smith reminds us that our passion to find something is in direct proportion to our sense of value in that thing.