Articles Tagged 'Others'

Refresh

Refresh

If the gospel we believe doesn't cause us to liberate people from the chains of our prejudices and selfishness, then perhaps we don’t understand it.

Patrick Odom uses the short letter of Paul to Philemon to remind us what is important in Christ.

I Have Found the Answer!

I Have Found the Answer!

Here's what seems to be most needed in our harsh and cruel world.

Tom Norvell reminds us of the needed virtue in today's harsh world.

Wonderfully Unsettling Grace

Wonderfully Unsettling Grace

God perched His grace on a tree of torture in the middle of humanity's worst abuses so that grace would be available to everyone... even you!

James Nored and Phil Ware explore the wonderfully unsettling nature of God's grace and His desire to make it accessible to everyone.

A Forgotten, but Necessary, Grace of Jesus

A Forgotten, but Necessary, Grace of Jesus

Should we be surprised that so many call themselves Christians but never live for Jesus?

Phil Ware shares a passion on his heart about the way we have privatized and personalize conversion and salvation that eliminates the necessary grace of Jesus' community, family, and spiritual community.

Act(s) 1: Scene 2 — Glory Days

Act(s) 1: Scene 2 — Glory Days

Everything seems better than it relaly was.

Mark Frost of Interim Ministry Partners shares the second in his series on Acts and nostalgia and doing the work of God in bringing the Kingdom of God.

When You Lead

When You Lead

Serving to bless is also the foundation on which we lead.

Rubel Shelly reminds us of the real definition of a leader as someone who serves others because leadership is always for the sake of others.

Thanks Mom!

Thanks Mom!

What can we say but,

Mom, our mothers, pay a high price for loving us and bringing us to Jesus.

Moments of Decision

Moments of Decision

What will we do when the choice is ours and the moment comes?

Phil Ware continues his series connected to The Story, this week from Chapter 3, focusing on Joseph and his temptation with Potiphar's wife.

The Hardest Lesson Lost

The Hardest Lesson Lost

Are we the older brothers?

Phil Ware continues his series on the prodigal son called The Journey Home focusing this week on the older brother and the hardest lesson to lose: that it is better in the Father's house!

Would Someone Please Help?

Would Someone Please Help?

You've been there, haven't you, where you needed help and wondered if anyone was there?

Phil Ware talks about using our summers to do God's work.

Last Glimpse?

Last Glimpse?

What does this last glimpse of Mary teach us about Jesus and discipleship?

Phil Ware finishes his series on the Windows to Wonder, on Mary the mother of Jesus, the Messiah, the Lord, and Savior, and reminds us that we can all be part of Jesus' forever family.

From Surviving to Thriving

From Surviving to Thriving

My life has been forever changed — and thankfully, so has Edison's.

The Child Survival Program from Compassion International is making great strides for mothers and babies in Ecuador.

A Mother's Day Surprise

A Mother's Day Surprise

What is the best you can do today on Mothers' Day?

Some surprises on mother's day are not wanted.

Less of Me

Less of Me

Can I live up to my purpose?

Teresa Bell Kindred shares some ideas about New Year's resolutions and living for others.

James

James

How can the younger brother of Jesus help us find our way to hope?

Phil Ware lets us journey with James, the half brother of Jesus, through the cross and resurrection to find our way to hope and confidence about our future.

More to Celebrate ...

More to Celebrate ...

Is that person really so bad?

Rubel Shelly reminds us of the incredible importance of how we view people.

The Center of God's Will

The Center of God's Will

Is this really a safe place?

Tom Norvell reminds us that the safest place is in the center of God's will and that means loving God and loving people.

The Person in the Mirror

The Person in the Mirror

How are you doing at this important dimension of love?

Paul Faulkner reminds us that we need to love ourself, properly care for ourselves and honor God by caring for his temple, if we are going to properly love others.

The Jesus Vibe: Prayer

The Jesus Vibe: Prayer

How can we tune our hearts to the vibe of heaven?

Phil Ware continues his series of thoughts on The Jesus Vibe and this time he shares how the Lord's Prayer tunes our hearts to living the life of the Jesus Vibe.

We are Brothers

We are Brothers

How are we alike when we seem so different?

What Christians share in common is much greater than any differences than could seem to separate them.

What Is It You See in Christmas?

What Is It You See in Christmas?

Why do we fuss and fight over such a wonderful time?

Christmas has unfortunately gotten so caught up in conflict that we lose sight of loving folks the way Jesus came to do.

Shift Change

Shift Change

Can you make it just one hour?

Learning to take things one hour and one step at a time helps this mother learn to make it when her premature baby is having problems in the hospital.

Horrifying Halloween

Horrifying Halloween

What could make Halloween any more horrifying than it already is?

An awful Halloween ten years ago reminds us how important it is to value children for who they are!

Always Golden!

Always Golden!

You mean we are supposed to do this everywhere!

After reading the passage again, have you seen anything new, like maybe it should apply in everything you do -- the Golden Rule!

The Dancing Duck

The Dancing Duck

Do you know how to make a duck dance on an upsidedown pot?

A duck that dances on a pot reveals the secret to shining our light and keeping our candle lit so that we can influence others.