Articles Tagged 'Ms' (Page 2)

What Time Is it in Your Church?

Can your church tell time?

Tim Woodroof shares the final post or article in his series Change in the Life of Church, and talks about a time to be born and a time to die and asks what time is it in our church?

Sing the Jesus Song!

So we are supposed to sing a song to get us on the same page?

Phil Ware of www.interimministrypartners.com continues his series on inviting Jesus back to church with us and asks us to use Jesus to evaluate everything we do based on Jesus' example and teaching and use Paul's Christ hymn as our Jesus filter.

Nothing Left But the Center Stripe

What do you do when all the lanes seem closed?

When there seem to be no good answers, we need to have some strategies to help us deal with life's problems.

Darkness

Am I alone in my darkest hours?

Phil Ware reminds us that darkness is the place where God can meet us, redeem us, deliver us, and save us from death and disaster.

Potholes Ahead

While we cannot accurately predict the future, for most of us, there will be potholes in our path!

Rubel Shelly reminds us to not get knocked off our path when we encounter potholes, even big bad ones that do damage, but to keep pressing on and persevering toward the call of God.

Community and Mission

Looking around can help us find our way forward!

Phil Ware continues the http://interimministrypartners.com team series on a church finding its mission and living it out so it can grow and be vital and make a difference.

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.

History and Mission

Can we really look back to find the way to move forward?

Mark Frost continues a series by http://interimministrypartners.com team members on how a church can discover its mission.

And God Saw that It Was Good

Perspective gained from a view of earth from space.

Phillip Morrison writes about the Apollo 8 moon orbit and the famous earthrise photo taken by the astronauts orbiting the moon in what otherwise would have been a disastrous year for America.

Exchanging Your Christmas Dream for a Bigger One

Does God really have a bigger dream for you than He gave Joseph and Mary?

Rick Brown shares an insight from the Westjet Santa Claus video and says we need to ask God for more and greater vision.

Time to Re-prime?

Can a declining church embrace a new mission?

Phil Ware continues the Interim Ministry Partners series on helping declining and aging churches find new life.

Bill Knapp's Keeps Me up at Night

How can an out of business restaurant speak to churches?

Mark Frost of Interim Ministry Partners shares a powerful parable about Bill Knapp's restaurants and America's quick fix mentality about the North American church and its troubles.

Where Is Your Olive Oil?

Where do you go when you don't think you have enough?

Robyn F. Johnson shares the story of the widow and Elisha in 2 Kings 4, and she reminds us that God cares for us and provides for us, we just need to look for our little vial of olive oil and offer it to him.

Meeting God Outside the Box!

Where can we go and meet God?

Phil Ware continues his series on Out of the Box and Luke 8 and Luke 9 and the limiting expectations we have for encountering and meeting God.

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.

At the Feet of Jesus

Where should followers of Jesus find themselves?

Phil Ware reminds us about the battle for our lives and that Jesus is the only one with control over the demons, the deep, the diseases, and death.

It's a Time to Help, not just Talk

What can we do?

Phil Ware offers some practical and important advice on what to do to help in the devastation caused by tornadoes.

When Our Star first Began to Shine

It's Been up There a long, long Time!

Phil Ware writes about the Christmas star that actually began to shine many years before the Magi found it!

The Swirly Cycle of Destruction

Which way does your toilet flush?

Phil Ware continues his journey through The Story focusing this week on the Judges, especially the cycle of destruction that was leading them to catastrophe and the ways we can escape the cycle.

You Want to Use Me?

I know who I am, so how can God use?

Phil Ware continues his use of The Story material and focuses on God calling Moses.

Overcoming Your Heritage

What's up in the forest of your family trees?

Max Lucado writes about Josiah and how he overcame the bad family heritage.

Unnecessary Chapters in Life?

Why do we go through these hard and apparently unnecessary times?

Max Lucado reminds us that the troubles of this present life are preparing us for something far greater.

I AM: God's Handwritten Messages from Heaven - Bottom Line Faith

Some things you have to believe or you have nothing worth believing in!

Phil Ware continues his series on I AM, God's handwritten messages from heaven and focuses on the bottom line faith requirement -- Jesus is God come in human flesh.

Master the Art of Welcoming

How open are our arms?

Rick Brown challenges us to be welcoming to those who are outsiders and those we do not know.

God in the boring Stuff?

What are you seeing God at work doing in your life?

Ron Rose asks us to pay attention to our lives and see God at work, even in the moments he does not appear to be present and especially in the moments that appear to be boring.