Articles Tagged 'New' (Page 4)

Reality Check

Could the story be true?

The crucifixion and resurrection are at the heart of the good news of Jesus. He came to this world, was rejected and killed, then overcame death and the grave. One day he will come again, and God will judge the world through him. Those who have put their

The Story: Rebuild and Restore

How can you tell how we are doing with our spirituality?

Phil Ware takes us back to The Story, God's story and our story and reminds us that while rebuilding infrastructure for a city and country is hard, it is even harder to rebuild the morale, moral, and faith foundation.

Pulling Teeth and New Life

You can't have your big teeth till you get rid of the old ones. Life is like that too.

Jesus promises new life. Part of new life is getting rid of the old one.

What is Core: Baptism

Finding God's place for us to connect with Jesus' saving work.

Phil Ware continues his series on What is Core by talking about baptism and why it is important.

Will this be 'Lucky 13'?

So are you superstitious, or only a little stitious?

Rubel Shelly writes about the New Year, 2013, and talks about what the year will bring and also about being superstitious.

New Years and New Lives

It's time to start over

New weeks and new years feel like new beginnings, but only God can truly make things new.

Standing on the Edge of a new Adventure

What does God have in store for this New Year?

Ron Rose writes about redemption and even more of sanctification, the slow work of God to transform us into something new and better and more like Him and reminds us that this is a process.

The Highest Compliment

Why would he do such a thing?

Phil Ware describes several passages of Scripture that use the image of a mother bird or a woman in labor to express their love for new Christians, and then says this is the highest compliment a mom can receive.

Let's Talk about Ducks!

Have you said your duck prayer lately?

Rubel Shelly reminds us to live life expecting it to be an adventure with Jesus in which we are surprised and learn new things again and again.

The Worst of both Worlds

Should we mix and match, hold on to the past, or change — how do we know?

Ruble Shelly helps think through some of the challenges of change!

What You Need to Move Ahead

Does the New Year already seem like an old one?

Rick Brown reminds us that even though we may have already begun to slip back into the old way of living, the New Year can be bring us fresh life if we remember this.

Better Broken: 11!

What do you do with the one who is missing?

Phil Ware continues his series, Better Broken, focusing on the problem of there being 11 apostles and how people fail us and what are we doing to do to go on after we've been betrayed.

Get Your Head Out of the Clouds!

Move beyond resolutions to Kingdom living!

Phil Ware begins the New Year with an article or post about the book of Acts and the power of Jesus and the Holy Spirit to take broken people and use them powerfully to change the world.

The Futility of Resolutions

You know you can't change, right?

There is a certain futility in making resolutions. Only God can truly change us.

Amazing Things Are Happening Here!

You have no idea how amazing!

Tom Norvell talks about his first grandchild, a granddaughter, being born in New York.

New Roofs and Jesus

What can you learn about Christianity from watching new roofs?

The correct way to put on a new roof is to first take off the old roof. That is the same way Jesus gives us new life. Take off the old, put on the new.

We Need Rest

Don't you sense this need?

Tom Norvell reminds us of our need for rest and to rest in Jesus, in God, and in the Spirit.

Good News Gospel

Good news is not just something you get to hear, but something you get to do.

Gospel means good news. Jesus died for your sins. You can make this good news part of your life.

Fifteen

What is so great about the number 15?

Phil Ware introduces the Heartlight 15 year anniversary month and hints at things to come.

Spiderman and Jesus

What I learned about Jesus from Spiderman

Spiderman is a story about new identity, new power, and the battle between good and evil. So is the Jesus story. And it is real.

Come with Me!

Is there any way to step off the treadmill a minute?

Tom Norvell reminds us of Jesus encouraging his disciples, his followers, to get away from the maddening rush of the crowds and go to a quiet place with him and get some rest.

Whiter Than Snow

How can a muderous adulterer be cleaned whiter than snow?

God's forgiveness can make even the darkest life new, clean, and pure.

Tell Them How Much!

So what do we do now that we've left the table?

Phil Ware begins his series on God's Riches for Us at the Table of the Lord and reminds us that we are called to share with those close to us what the Lord has done for us.

Something Fresh

Don't you want more than something new?

Katha Winther shares insights on the New Year, fresh starts, and God's work of salvation in us!

But I Love Her Anyway

I wish I could be as innocent and trusting as a child.

Jesus makes it possible to once again have the purity and innocence of a child.