Phil Ware talks about the harshness of a long, cold, hard winter and the trials and troubles we must endure as believers.
02/09/2023 by Phil Ware
Demetrius Collins and Phil Ware share a powerful virtual worship in Scripture, songs, and communion focused on Hebrews 12:2 and our need to fix our eyes on Jesus to continue with perseverance and endurance as we follow Jesus and seek to become like him.
04/02/2022 by Demetrius Collins & Phil Ware
Demetrius Collins and Phil Ware lead us in a virtual, DIY, worship through words and music using YouTube videos to call us to recognize God as our greatest treasure and that he is enough for us, even in, and especially when, the world crashes in on us.
01/08/2022 by Demetrius Collins & Phil Ware
Don’t give up! Keep praying for those around you. Keep showing them the example of a godly life. And be ready to share your faith with them when the time is right.
05/12/2016 by Tim Archer
Rubel Shelly reminds us of the missing virtue of persistence -- endurance and perseverance mixed with consistency and integrity.
05/19/2013 by Rubel Shelly
It's important to start our walk with God, but even more important that we finish it. We have to persevere until the end.
02/06/2013 by Tim Archer
Tom Norvell writes about powerlessness and how we have God with us to help us overcome.
08/14/2012 by Tom Norvell
Cell phones that don't work validate all your fears about technology. Some people have that same thought about Jesus when eveything in life does not work like they want.
01/25/2012 by Steve Ridgell
Phil Ware reflects on the death of his grandfather, Daddy Gordon, and remembers his father's passing away, and is reminded of the floods in life that can't sweep away our hope.
11/25/2010 by Phil Ware
Pat Mingarelli shares more pictures and images from his outdoor photography and helps us understand, through squirrels, that we need to step out in faith and not let fear keep us from God's feast!
10/26/2010 by Pasquale R. Mingarelli
Ron Rose talks about getting up after we have fallen down again and again, and keep on going.
03/08/2009 by Ron Rose
Rubel Shelly warns us about the lure of the quick fix and reminds us that there are no short cuts to what is valuable and that perseverance is necessary for character.
02/17/2009 by Rubel Shelly
Rubel Shelly reminds us of how hard times can actually shape us for the better and help us see our role in making the world a better place.
08/12/2008 by Rubel Shelly
Mike Barres reminds us that we all reach times in our lives when our best efforts are not enough, but God can do what needs to be done if we will persevere, fast, and pray.
05/24/2008 by Mike Barres
Mike Barres reminds us that we need to be like trees: flexible, rooted, connected, and built on the rock.
01/17/2008 by Mike Barres
Russ Lawson reminds us that even though it is hard to wait patiently, God always responds to our prayers at just the right time and we should never give up asking him for his help.
10/23/2007 by Russ Lawson
Paul Faulkner encourages us to press on and persevere.
09/14/2007 by Paul Faulkner
Teresa Bell Kindred encourages us to endure and do the work necessary to grow strong roots in our children and compares it to growing strong roots to grow strong trees and tall bamboo plants.
09/09/2007 by Teresa Bell Kindred
Rubel Shelly reminds us that we need to not give up when our life seems to be in the toilet, because as often archaeologists do, we can sometimes find the greatest treasures in the most surprising places.
08/21/2007 by Rubel Shelly
Mike Barres reminds us that waiting is hard, but God's timing is always best.
06/05/2007 by Mike Barres
So often we look for short cuts or ways to cut corners to get to a goal that can only be reached by hard work, perserverance, and a willingness to keep on working over time.
04/12/2007 by Rubel Shelly
Hanging and persevering is worth it because joy follows morning just as morning follow night.
04/06/2007 by Paul Faulkner
Life is unfair and in the unfairness we need to learn to pray and keep after it and not relent, not praying those PC prayers, but gut check from the heart prayers that are real.
12/17/2006 by Patrick D. Odum
Burn out seems to happen more and more frequently, but when see why it happens, we realize that folks are losing sight of the goal and are often motivated for the wrong reasons.
09/12/2006 by Bill Sherrill
Life is accomplished and made worthwhile by sticking to our goals and doing things one step, one brick, at a time.
09/06/2006 by Larry Zinck