Articles Tagged 'Maturity'

Stuck!

Stuck!

How do you get un-stuck?

Stuck in an airport trying to get home, Phil realizes several lessons about getting un-stuck spiritually.

Living Life in Balance

Living Life in Balance

How are you doing on life's see-saw?

We need to be balance in our lives -- physically, spiritually, and relationally.

Right Direction and Losing Ground

Right Direction and Losing Ground

Does it seem like you're losing ground but working harder than ever?

So often we get pre-occupied with being busy that we forget to check our direction and our progress

Reflecting on the Years

Reflecting on the Years

What have you learned and done based on what happened last year?

As we age and the years speed by, we need to take some time and examine what we have done with our lives.

Exercising the Spirit

Exercising the Spirit

What have you done to grow your soul lately?

While we focus on physical exercise at the beginning of the year, why not also focus on spiritual exercise, too?

Life in Three Centuries

Life in Three Centuries

How many centuries will you live to see?

Remembering a great lady of faith who lived for 106 years.

Hoof, Anvil, Fire, Wall, or Junk Pile

Hoof, Anvil, Fire, Wall, or Junk Pile

Where did you put your faith?

Our faith can either be real and shaping us to be useful to God or it can be discarded or nothing more than a good luck charm.

Soul Work is Slow Work

Soul Work is Slow Work

Are you willing to take the time to let God work on you?

Soul work takes tiem and in our instant society we must be patient and let God do his work on us.

How Do You Measure Yourself?

How Do You Measure Yourself?

How do you measure up?

While we can measure many things in many ways, there is only one way to measure a Christian -- by the standard of Jesus!

Just Got That Look!

Just Got That Look!

Who do you look like?

We may look like a lot of people, but the real issue is whether or not we look like Jesus.

"Live and Learn"

How did you get so smart?

Faith is about experience learning, not just sitting in a pew and having church book learning.

A Prayer for our Child

A Prayer for our Child

What is on your heart this graduation?

A prayer for graduating seniors by parents.

The Rub of New Shoes

The Rub of New Shoes

How long will you wear yours?

A new pair of shoes helps Mike figure out why we need some traditions.

What Do You Want Them to Be?

What Do You Want Them to Be?

When all is said and done, what will you be?

When we grow up, we want to be like Jesus!

Morning Glory

Morning Glory

Do you know some late bloomers?

Sometimes it takes some people many years to truly bloom, but we must be patient because when they do it is senstational!

No Pain, No Gain

No Pain, No Gain

How does your shoulder feel?

Exercise can cause pain, but that pain is necessary to help us grow and see things more clearly.

We Did It Last Year

We Did It Last Year

Doing the same thing the same way often means the same results!

We can and must learn from our mistakes!

Not Yet What It Will Be

Not Yet What It Will Be

Are you not there yet?

We must not give up on ourselves or each other because we are not there yet!