Articles Tagged 'Look'

In the Power of the Spirit

We live our lives where we place our focus!

Phil Ware reminds us that by focusing on Jesus and our need for Jesus to be the transforming presence in our lives the Holy Spirit transforms and conforms us to Jesus with increasing likeness.

When I Am Afraid

I’m thankful for the way the Lord teaches me about his character through the pitter patter of those little feet.

Jordan Harrell reminds us of the comfort we find in the times of our darkness are tied to the amount of time we have sought to have a path to the Father when we are in the light.

The Image of God

What a beautiful example of the movement from invisibility to humanity! It is so easy to allow the world to slip by as I attend to my very important tasks.

Jackie Halstead reminds us to view people as Jesus did; unique and valuable because each is made in the image of God.

Remember Your Worth

You have been chosen by Christ for an eternity-long relationship!

Max Lucado reminds us that we are the precious bride of Christ and we need to keep our focus on our wedding day.

His Hands Will Touch You, Too!

When you see this man, who do you see?

Max Lucado writes about the man born blind in John 9 and reminds us that even though no one else notices us as a person, Jesus does.

In the Power of the Spirit

We can't help it: we live where we look!

Phil Ware continues his series on the Holy Spirit focusing on Jesus and our need for Jesus to be the transforming presence in our lives.

Act(s) 1: Scene 2 — Glory Days

Everything seems better than it relaly was.

Mark Frost of Interim Ministry Partners shares the second in his series on Acts and nostalgia and doing the work of God in bringing the Kingdom of God.

Suffocating Pessimism

How are we going to go forward while looking backward with nostalgia?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that while we don't want to be blindly optimistic, there is value in not being a pessimist and always thinking things are worse.

Mission and Bible Study

Hey, don't forget the greatest source of information on our mission, the Bible!

Phil Ware continues the series of articles on discerning your mission for churches to work through as they are in a season of looking for a preaching minister or pastor and Phil emphasizes both the universal mission passages and the specific mission passa

The Face of Jesus

What does Jesus look like?

Brian McCutchen reminds us that the first real glimpse of Jesus most people see is our own face.

Look Alikes that Aren't Alike

Who do you look like?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that even when things or people look alike doesn't mean they actually live the same way or live out the same role.

Look at Your Life

What are people goig to find?

Tom Norvell reminds us to have some introspection and ask ourselves about the value of our lives.

Take a Closer Look

What are you seeing as you go to church this morning?

Tom Norvell reminds us that we must take a closer look and not judge on mere appearances as Jesus said.

Can You See It?

Are you looking beyond the ugliness of the age to find something more?

Ron Rose challenges us to look beyond the ugliness and pettiness of the age and find real beauty and loveliness in our worlds.

Don't Abandon Optimism

What's there to feel good about?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that there is something positive about thinking with an optimistic spirit and believing things can get done and be better.

Just Part of the Job

A brain injury and a call for the maintenance man?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that the real challenge is to be resourceful and take our meager resources and big challenges and put them in the hands of the Living God.

Holiday Hangover

Got that sinking feeling now that Christmas is past?

Sarah Stirman reflects on the holiday blues, the ending of Christmas, and the extravagance and expense of the holiday, both modern and old.

But Can She Sing?

What's more important, style or substance?

Rubel Shelly talks about the shallowness of the Chinese to place appearance above all things and then pass it off as something else.

Lord, Help Me Look Ahead

Why is it so easy to look backward instead of forward?

Tom Norvell talks openly with the Lord about how hard it is to look forward and not backward and push on to the Lord's horizon.

Look Up!

Do you really think you will find answers looking where you're looking now?

Mike Barres reminds us that we so easily get our focus on things down here and not on the Lord who can help us with our lives and help us solve our problems.

Leaving the Past, Living the Kingdom

How can I escape my past?

Paul Faulkner reminds us that we need to live for the present to help others and keep our focus on the matters of the Kingdom rather than let our lives get filled with regret for the past.

Look Them in the Eye

What do you have to hide?

Phil Ware shares his father's values in a letter to his children Zachary and Megan

Choosing to Be Positive

How can you keep a good attitude at a time like this?

Rubel Shelly shares with us the story of Beverly Sills and how she has kept a positive attitude through hardship and disappointment and reminds us that we can choose our state of mind.

A Soul Called Leslie

Would you have gone looking for Leslie?

Tammy remembers a strange person welcomed at her church and how important it is to love all the Leslie's in our life.

Turning our Hearts Back to Egypt?

Are you looking back or straining to what's ahead?

Sometimes we find ourselves unhappy with where we are and look back to the good ol' days just like Israel did in turning their hearts back to Egypt.