Articles Tagged 'Key'

Neglected Expeditions

Neglected Expeditions

What are we forgetting before we try our ultimate ascent?

Phil Ware reminds us that in a search for a new minister, especially a preacher or preaching minister, that we need to know our specific mission as a congregation.

Through the Keyhole of Grace

Through the Keyhole of Grace

What can we learn about God by looking at Jesus?

Phil Ware compares Jesus to a keyhole through which we look at God and the closer we get to Jesus the more clearly we see God.

Silence at Christmas to Listen

Silence at Christmas to Listen

If we listen, it is not so silent a night at Christmas!

Rick Brown writes about LSTN headphones, hearing, Starkey hearing foundation, 400 years of silence after the Old Testament, years, silence, quiet, need, hear, hearing, listening, listen, Immanuel.

One Tune!

One Tune!

How can we learn God's will for this time in our lives?

Phil Ware uses Jesus' example in Mark 1 to show how we can begin to deal with our feelings of being overwhelmed with everything confronting us and do the most important thing, the One Tune God wants us to play with our lives.

From Drift to Shift

From Drift to Shift

Where are you going to end up when you get there?

Phil Ware begins a series called shift and warns about the dangers of drifting with culture and losing our way.

How Would You Draw Your Face?

How Would You Draw Your Face?

Do you have a long face?

Bill Sherrill reminds us that the Christian life should be a life of joy.

Bureaucratic Encumbrance

Bureaucratic Encumbrance

What happens when process becomes more important than mission?

Rubel Shelly uses General Motors before reorganization and the New York Times article to help remind us that we can be full of so many processes, procedures, rules, and traditions that we lose the main objective -- if everything is important, then nothing

Jesus Holds the Keys

Jesus Holds the Keys

Don't worry about that scary door… Jesus holds the keys!

Christians need not fear death or what comes after. Jesus was dead and is now alive and can free us from the fear of death.

Shown Alive by the Scars

Shown Alive by the Scars

Why were the scars so important to the early disciples' faith?

Phil Ware looks at Jesus' showing his disciples the scars on his hands and side to prove he was alive, resurrected from the dead.

Beyond Herding Ducks

Beyond Herding Ducks

Sometimes being a turkey isn't so bad after all!

Russ Lawson uses a trip to a farm to remind us how we can choose to respond differently to Jesus: follow or be pushed, be led or run away.

What It Takes to Bring Them Home

What It Takes to Bring Them Home

How far would you go to bring home a stinker?

A skunk caught far from home is ushered home by a couple of volunteers and this reminds Patrick of how much God did to bring us home when we were far away and stunk spiritually.

The Talking Keypad

The Talking Keypad

When is the last time you got a laugh out of a keypad?

A foot in mouth salesman made Jane's heart glad because of the gift of laughter from a talking burglar alarm keypad.

Talking Donkeys Like Me!

Talking Donkeys Like Me!

Do you have more to say than a donkey?

God can use us even if and when we are imperfect and don't think we have much to offer.