Articles Tagged 'Keep'

Simple Obedience

Simple Obedience

Heeding God’s Word Is Fighting God’s War.

Max Lucado reminds us of the need and the blessing of obedience.

Ancient Wisdom, Today’s Grace: Surprise!

Ancient Wisdom, Today’s Grace: Surprise!

When is it okay to think that we've arrived at spiritual maturity?

Phil Ware continues his series on 'Ancient Wisdom, Today's Grace' and focuses on our desire to continue to grow in Christ.

Why Do I Ignore This Sacred Rhythm?

Why Do I Ignore This Sacred Rhythm?

Jesus invites us into a time of rest and quiet with him!

Phil Ware shares part 2 in his four part series on learning to rest in Jesus and trust in the Lord's power to bless us and give us grace.

Live Beyond

Live Beyond

I want to invite you to join me in living beyond the horizon of our children's faith!

Phil Ware writes about leaving a legacy with his children and grandchildren to pass on faith and be passionate disciples of Jesus.

Flying High with Freedom!

Flying High with Freedom!

We have been set free, so let's not give up our freedom?

Phil Ware reflects on the importance of freedom and what Paul teaches in Galatians.

Interconnected Grace

Interconnected Grace

Far from isolationism, we are called to

Phil Ware challenges us to think about the small blue planet we find ourselves on and how are we going to interconnect it with grace.

Closing Time

Closing Time

Sooner or later you have to say good bye, but what does good bye really mean?

Phil Ware finishes the third in a series of posts that focus on the 2014 July mission trip to Lima, Peru and Sagrada Familia children's home and he focuses on the last day of saying good bye and welcoming new children into the family of God.

The Declining Church

The Declining Church

What can we learn from Acts about the traits of a declining church?

Tim Woodroof continues his six part series on life and growth and stages of churches, especially churches in decline.

Building a Culture of Honor: Accountability

Building a Culture of Honor: Accountability

Holding each other and ourselves accountable for our growth toward Jesus it often the forget piece in building a culture of honor.

Phil Ware continues his series on building a culture of honor with a focus on accountability -- both holding others accountable and holding ourselves accountable for our growth in the Lord.

Check Your Assumptions

Check Your Assumptions

Why trust in a God we cannot see and seems to never do us any miracles?

Ron Rose deals with a person who has had very difficult times and feels that prayer is not acted upon by God even if he hears them and that miracles are for times gone by.

Getting Clear about Holiness

Getting Clear about Holiness

It's a whole lot more than a list of don'ts!

Rubel Shelly reminds us that holiness is not just what we avoid, but what we do to bless and redeem.

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.

SpiritFire - Potholes, Ditches, and Freedom

SpiritFire - Potholes, Ditches, and Freedom

Can you avoid the deep ditches?

Phil Ware continues his SpiritFire series and reminds us of the ditches that can trap us on the way to freedom in grace and being led by the Spirit.

Let There Be Joy

Let There Be Joy

How do we keep people from robbing us of our joy in the Lord?

Tom Norvell uses the song "Joy to the World" to remind us that we need to nurture and protect our joy in Jesus.

From 'Now What?' to 'What's Next?'

From 'Now What?' to 'What's Next?'

Why do we keep getting up?

Ron Rose talks about getting up after we have fallen down again and again, and keep on going.

Beware the Quick Fix

Beware the Quick Fix

Why do we so easily swallow the lure for the quick fix?

Rubel Shelly warns us about the lure of the quick fix and reminds us that there are no short cuts to what is valuable and that perseverance is necessary for character.

The Lord Is Faithful

The Lord Is Faithful

Can you depend upon anyone any more?

Tom Norvell reflects on Psalm 145:13-16 and reminds us that in the middle of broken marriages, broken political promises, and broken hopes, God is faithful to his promises.

Move On!

Move On!

What time is in it in your life?

Sarah Stirman reflects on relationships, Thanksgiving and the book of Exodus and our need to move on.

Moving Stumps

Moving Stumps

How do you reach the tipping point?

Mike Barres gets stumped on moving a stump but keeps on going and reaches the tipping point and comes through because he doesn't give up.

The Failure of List-keeping

The Failure of List-keeping

Why do we trade our Lord in for our lists?

Bill Denton reminds us that the Gospel of Jesus isn't centered in a list of do's and don't's but in a Savior, Jesus Christ, who was crucified and raised to bring us God's grace.

Doing the Best I Can

Doing the Best I Can

What happens if your best isn't good enough?

Mike Barres reminds us that we all reach times in our lives when our best efforts are not enough, but God can do what needs to be done if we will persevere, fast, and pray.

Collecting the Fingerprints of God

Collecting the Fingerprints of God

So what are you collecting?

Ron Rose reminds us to collect stories about God's fingerpints.

Keep on Speaking

Keep on Speaking

What will it take to make you back down?

Tom Norvell reminds us to keep on speaking up for the Lord even in hostile situations and difficult circumstances.

I Never Make Misakes

I Never Make Misakes

So how perfect are you?

Russ Lawson reminds us that we are imperfect, that we make mistakes, and that God forgives those mistakes and makes us perfect in his sight if we will try to live for him.

They're Expecting You

They're Expecting You

So really, why go?

Rubel Shelly talks about persevering simply because we there are somethings that just need to be done.