Articles Tagged 'Mark'

Finding Jesus!

Finding Jesus!

How do we get started on rebuilding our relationship with Jesus, a relationship He yearns to have with us?

Phil Ware shares a message he has shared privately many times about how to experience Jesus, how for Jesus to be real in our lives, each day.

Preparing Hearts for Jesus

Preparing Hearts for Jesus

The sequence of grace — serving before saving!

Phil Ware shares insight on the beginning of Mark's gospel and how salvation is preceded by service, serving comes before saving, and the gospel always begins with a servant.

What Happened?

What Happened?

Why do death, disease, disasters, and devilish influences steer our world, our humanity, into such mess?

James Nored and Phil Ware remind us that human sin and rebellion have left our world a broken mess, not the world God intended for us.

Where Is the Love?

Where Is the Love?

As followers of Jesus, it is my responsibility to speak and demonstrate the language of this authentic love.

Tom Norvell reminds us that as disciples of Jesus, our job is to bring the love of Jesus into every arena of life, even if the rest of the world has forgotten to do so.

Marketplace Ministry

Marketplace Ministry

What are you going to do with this third of your life?

Brian McCutchen reminds us that 1/3 of our life is spent working so we need to be aware that God doesn't have us where we are by accident.

Finding Jesus: Be Born in Me!

Finding Jesus: Be Born in Me!

Can I really know Jesus as someone who is real in my life?

Phil Ware writes a two part series on Finding Jesus at Christmas and this one focuses on spending time with Jesus in the Gospels.

Making a Connection

Making a Connection

What can we learn from Jesus on how to connect when communicating?

Phil Ware looks at Jesus' interaction with the man with leprosy in Mark 1 and how it is a blueprint for how we need to be in our communication with others.

Counting Down or Ratcheting Up?

Counting Down or Ratcheting Up?

Learning to live in tune with God!

Phil Ware gives us three key principles to follow as we approach the New Year, ask the Lord what he wants us to do, learn to rest, and get to know Jesus better.

Who Is this Man?

Who Is this Man?

If we follow Jesus outside the box, what will we find?

Phil Ware begins a series on Jesus called "Outside the Box" and challenges us to follow Jesus and ask the question, "Who is this man?" because it is the most important question in the world.

Looking for a Sacred Job?

Looking for a Sacred Job?

Isn't it time to consider giving up your secular work?

Ron Rose talks about the difference and the parallel of sacred and secular work and the jobs we have and do and whether or not we are secular or sacred people.

Considering Valentine's Day

Considering Valentine's Day

So what's really the deal with Valentine's Day?

Sarah Stirman talks about Valentine's Day and what it means to be really in love and to share love.

Isn't Jesus Enough?

Isn't Jesus Enough?

Why do we run after other things to add to Jesus?

Phil Ware continues his messages out of Colossians; this one focuses on Jesus being enough and anything added to Him is less.

Steering through the Storms

Steering through the Storms

How are you going to find your way through the mess?

Rubel Shelly talks about how we can navigate through the economic and political storms and also reminds us that adversity is the opportunity for new beginnings.

Things Jesus Might Say!

Things Jesus Might Say!

When the Dow swings nearly 1,000 points in a day, what would Jesus say?

Danny Sims shares some insight for us on our two week wild run on Wall Street and the up and downs of the market.

A Little Spunk Needed?

A Little Spunk Needed?

Isn't this what we need instead of hand-wringing?

Rob Frazier sees a girl overcoming a handicap and it reminds him how we need to address our financially troubling times.

When You Care Enough

When You Care Enough

How much do you actually care?

Alan Smith reminds us of the importance of sending notes of thanks, appreciation, and encouragement and how important those are to others.

An Open Letter to the New Clergy

An Open Letter to the New Clergy

Will you step up as a business person and take a lead in our war for the soul?

The most powerful voice for God in our culture must come from our business leaders who are Christians!

Workplace Faith

Workplace Faith

Where did Jesus find his followers?

Our Christian life is lived out in our workplace much more than in our church attendance!

The Bookmark

The Bookmark

What good is a little bookmark?

Bookmarks are those little reminders that are hard to get rid of.

Missing the Target

Missing the Target

How bad have you messed up?

Sometimes we sin -- we miss the mark -- and we need grace to forigive and restore us and to purify us.