Articles Tagged 'Opportunity'

Sharks, Life, and Sharing Jesus

Sharks, Life, and Sharing Jesus

A Great White shark jumped into the boat. You never know when someone is going to realize they need help.

Sometimes it takes a major life crisis for people to realize they need Jesus. Be ready to share your faith.

The Sweet Grace of Opportunity

The Sweet Grace of Opportunity

What sweeter taste can there be than the taste of grace?

Phil Ware writes about four remarkable young women -- Karen, Melody, Annie, and Jinda -- and how Compassion and mission trips and Jesus have changed everything for them.

Did You Learn This in Sunday School?

Did You Learn This in Sunday School?

How about this for the discovery of all life has for you?

Ron Rose talks about moving from waiting to tell the story to being the story in someone's life today.

Daring to Take Risks!

Daring to Take Risks!

Why do we not explore when there is so much to be discovered?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that we need more risk takers and that there is still so much of the world to be explored.

I'll Take My Two Talents!

I'll Take My Two Talents!

How much is enough?

Lisa Mikitarian talks about the parable of the talents and learning to focus on using what we have and not saying, "If only"

Don't Abandon Optimism

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

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.

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.

Ruts

Ruts

How can we get out of those hard and fast ruts?

Mike Barres talks about his gravel driveway and how it gets full of ruts and how he goes about avoiding them and then he challenges us to avoid living in the ruts we have made in our churches and our lives.

Missed Opportunities

Missed Opportunities

How many great opportunities have you missed?

Alan Smith reminds us that we must take every opportunity we can to follow the will of God.

Totally Present for Today with a Vision for Tomorrow

Totally Present for Today with a Vision for Tomorrow

Can I be present in the moment and still have a hope for the future?

Michelle Howe warns women about worry and wishing that can rob them of the present moment and distort their vision of their future.

The Means to Growth

The Means to Growth

Does difficulty really lead to something better?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that difficuty can be an opportunity to grow and become more of a person.

Never Too Late

Never Too Late

How do you know there is still time to make a difference?

Paul Faulkner reminds us that it's never too late to make a difference in the lives of our family members if we will start today.

The Unexpected!

The Unexpected!

What is coming down the road for you?

Sometimes when we least expect, in an area where we would never suspect it, God opens up our eyes and hearts and helps us see everything in a new light.

Fish Sticks, Turkey, Ducks and a Goose

Fish Sticks, Turkey, Ducks and a Goose

Had any fish sticks lately?

So often we don't try new things and stay stuck in our rut rather than seeing God's opportunities and call to be God's people.

A Moment

A Moment

Will you be ready when your moment comes?

The national cheerleading championship reminds Tom about how so much of life comes down to that one crucial moment and how we perform it and he asks us if we are ready for our moment.

A Time for Every Purpose

A Time for Every Purpose

What 15 is it in your life?

We must learn to use the time that we have to do enjoy the things of life and do the work of God.

A Coach's Choice

A Coach's Choice

Would you have given a boy with these struggles a chance?

Thank God for those who give others in unfortunate situations a chance to succeed.

Holy Impatience!

Holy Impatience!

Is your sense of urgency on the rise or on the wane?

God doesn't want us to grow complacent or satisfied with the way things are simply because we are growing older.

R.S.V.P.

R.S.V.P.

Have you accepted the Lord's invitation?

God has extended an invitation to you, have you accepted?

Missed Opportunities

Missed Opportunities

Don't sit there waiting for the right horse to come along!

If we wait too long for the right opportunity to come along, we'll miss our chance to serve, bless, and help!

Second Chances

Second Chances

If you're breathing, God's given you one of these!

If you can breathe today, you've been given another day and another second chance at going God's will right!

Why Johnny Can't Share His Faith

Why Johnny Can't Share His Faith

Why is it so hard to have the right things to say to seekers?

We can't share our faith because we've lost the commitment to memorize and know God's Word.