Articles Tagged 'Last'

Forever Friends!

Forever Friends!

As followers of Jesus, we are blessed to have forever friends from all over the world!

Phil Ware reminds us that in Jesus, we are friends, and our friendships reach around the world, across cultures, and unite us in one family.

Dinner at Levi's House

Dinner at Levi's House

They're unsettling. They're uncomfortable. They're troubling. So, we don't ask, at least not out loud!

Phil Ware asks a bunch of troubling questions as he looks at the story of Jesus and his call of Levi and the party Levi had at his house afterwords.

A Palm Full of Mercy from a Basin of Grace

A Palm Full of Mercy from a Basin of Grace

How can a basin of water mean so much to so many?

Max Lucado reminds us that mercy may be hard, but it is often the only solution and that solution can only be offered by the one offended.

What Happens When You Die?

What Happens When You Die?

What Jesus' resurrection guarantees about our own.

Max Lucado shares insights from the Bible about what happens to us when we die and what Jesus' resurrection means to our hope.

Touchable Hope

Touchable Hope

What the resurrected Jesus gave to his shocked disciples who disbelieved for joy was tangible proof he had risen from the dead!

Phil Ware begins the new section with a reflection on the Lord's Supper and what it can mean for us.

Loose Lug Nuts and the RagTag Band

Loose Lug Nuts and the RagTag Band

Will we make the Lord's Table like Levi's table?

Phil Ware reminds us that we want to not only share in the Lord's Supper, but we also want our table to be like Levi's table of grace and friendship.

Finding Jesus: Experiencing Jesus as Immanuel

Finding Jesus: Experiencing Jesus as Immanuel

Are we wiling to open up the door and invite him in?

Phil Ware brings to close his series on experiencing the presence of Jesus in our lives.

Remembering What Really Matters

Remembering What Really Matters

So where are you investing your time, your moments, your days?

Rubel Shelly reminds us to focus and live based on what lasts and is important and endures into eternity.

Faith, Hope, Love & Deployment

Faith, Hope, Love & Deployment

For those on the front lines and face loss daily.

Heather Gray shares a devotional on death and love and the power of God through it all for families who are deployed in harms way and she speaks with the authenticity of someone who knows because her husband David Gray was killed in Afghanistan.

Solid Ground or Sinking Sand?

Solid Ground or Sinking Sand?

What are you building your life upon?

Phil Ware continues his series on The Story by looking at Peter's confession of Jesus and how Jesus takes flawed, broken, messed-up people and builds his church that is unstoppable.

Everything on the Line

Everything on the Line

What would you do in your last moments with those you love?

Phil Ware continues his series on the unpredictable Savior and reminds us of the upper room discourses where Jesus demonstrates and teaches what is most important to him to those who are most important to him, his disciples, his friends, those he loves.

Tim Tebow Can't Win!?

Tim Tebow Can't Win!?

What's a young guy got to do?

Rubel Shelly wades into the Tim Tebow issue with some good insight and a reminder to wait and see how this all turns out.

What Would You Say?

What Would You Say?

What in the world is love at last sight?

Phil Ware shares the four ways two are made into one in marriage: socially, physically, emotionally, and spiritually.

The Father's Love

The Father's Love

How deep is His love for us?

Tom Norvell reminds us of the overwhelming deep love the Father has for us and reminds us that he gives us glimpses of this in a good father's relationship and love for his children.

Delight

Delight

Why in the world would someone do this?

Patrick Odum writes about a woman who is getting plastic surgery to help make her look like Jessica Alba and talks about what it would take to make us feel lovely and acceptable to God.

Paper or Plastic

Paper or Plastic

What bags are people carrying around for you?

Katha Winther talks about free and not so free bags we all carry around.

Remembering Valentine's Day

Remembering Valentine's Day

Do little gifts of remembrance actually mean a lot?

Steve Brumfield writes about the way he celebrated Valentine's Day with his wife Sue.

Don't Just Wish It!

Don't Just Wish It!

Ever gotten past just wishing for something?

Ron Rose talks about a real Secret Santa or two and reminds us that we can be a blessing to others and be one too.

Learning from Trees

Learning from Trees

What

Alan Smith reminds us of some important lessons that we can learn from trees.

The Prayers Are Ended

The Prayers Are Ended

When it all goes in the box, how will your prayers end?

Tom Norvell reflects on the words from Psalm 72 that the prayers of David are ended and he hopes his life, his prayers, end with praise like David's did.

Opposite Day

Opposite Day

How can I turn it around with my kids?

Jenny Runkel shares an experience with her parenting that took her outside the normal ScreamFree process and how she did the opposite of what she felt like doing to get back on track.

Human Nature?

Human Nature?

So is our human nature really all that bad?

Russ Lawson reminds us that our human nature was created by God and that we can use it to choose wisely, to choose God.

Last Hour

Last Hour

Are you ready?

Patrick Odum challenges all of us to live as if it is our last hour on earth.

The Power of Memory

The Power of Memory

Do you really remember when you eat at this table?

Memory and remembering are powerful and communion has got to be a part of that remembering for Christians.

Beyond the Tummy Tuck

Beyond the Tummy Tuck

Now how much do you REALLY like it?

We like a person with kindness much more than a person who has had a bunch of cosmetic surgery or plastic surgery.