Articles Tagged 'Intent'

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Made Out of Love

Made Out of Love

Why in the world did the Creator make us and give us such a beautiful place to live?

James Nored and Phil Ware continue their series on Finding My Story in God's Story and listening to what the Bible says about our world, about us, and about where to find life.

Pray

Pray

To touch the broken as Jesus did, I must learn to pray as Jesus prayed!

Phil Ware shares his second post on Mark 1:35-45 and learning to touch the broken as Jesus touched them by learning to pray as Jesus prayed.

Restoring the Creator's Intent

Restoring the Creator's Intent

Hope beyond our world's brokenness!

Phil Ware continues his series on the value of woman in the eyes of God and how we incorporate that value into our belief system, roles, and treatment of women in our church culutures.

Auto-Correct Spelling and Life

Auto-Correct Spelling and Life

I wonder if it is possible to live my life on auto-check?

The Christian life is a life of intentional choices made every day. You cannot live that life on auto-check.

Get Your Head Out of the Clouds!

Get Your Head Out of the Clouds!

Move beyond resolutions to Kingdom living!

Phil Ware begins the New Year with an article or post about the book of Acts and the power of Jesus and the Holy Spirit to take broken people and use them powerfully to change the world.

The Gift of Influence: Teach to Obey

The Gift of Influence: Teach to Obey

What are you doing with yours?

Phil Ware continues his series on last words and first priority, and emphasizes the power of our influence to help others know, follow, and obey Jesus.

Good Intentions

Good Intentions

Sometimes we've just got to admit we blew up before we make a bigger mistake!

Rubel Shelly reminds us of a story told by Ronald Reagan, a joke, that helps us realize that sometimes our best intentions lead to a disaster that we need to admit and take credit for before something worse is done.

Don't Get Sidetracked!

Don't Get Sidetracked!

So what's the real issue behind this issue?

Rubel Shelly takes on the issue of a recent suicide because a person's recent sexual escapades were shown online without his permission and Rubel reminds us that the issue is about gossip and both fact and intention for sharing news matters.

Wishes Are Not Plans

Wishes Are Not Plans

Can we ever move beyond the failure to act on good intentions?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that wishes aren't plans and we have to begin on the road to growth or it never happens.

I Thought I Was Right

I Thought I Was Right

Thinking you are right does not keep you from being wrong.

Right intentions, or mistaken ideas, do not make for a relationship with God.

Family Unique: Fuel in the Family Tank

Family Unique: Fuel in the Family Tank

What is your family running on and what is it running toward?

Rick Brown reminded us that families run on values, so what are the values your family runs on?

Be Intentional about What Matters Most

Be Intentional about What Matters Most

What is really most important in your family?`

Paul Faulkner reminds us that we have to be intentional or what we view as important gets lost in the busyness of life.

Intentions

Intentions

Does it really matter all that much what we intend to do?

God is really the only one whose intentions really matter, what I intend to do does hold that much weight.

How Great the Father's Love!

How Great the Father's Love!

Does any of the Father's love splash over and touch the people in your family?

Overhearing a questioning about loving children enough gets Sarah thinking about the need for meaningful touch, focused listening, and hanging around together.

Running Out of Time

Running Out of Time

How much time do you have left?

We need to live with a greater sense of urgency and intention because salvation is nearer now than ever before.

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.