Articles Tagged 'Perspective'

A Day of Thanksgiving!

In hard times or times of blessing, we are never without thankfulness

How is it that all the Thanksgiving Day’s of my past had come and I had forgotten to actually give thanks? Then I realized just how long of a list I was going to have!

The Elephant Is Still an Elephant

Truth doesn't stop being truth

There are many opinions, many theories, and many philosophies. But there is an absolute truth: there is only one God and the only way to Him is through Jesus Christ.


Look! A monster!

It's hard for us to see things in the proper perspective, which is why we need to give all of our worries to God.

Something to Complain About

Why is it so easy to find the negative?

Max Lucado reminds us that we can all find something to complain about even in the best of circumstances, but we can focus on the good and see the work God is doing in us!

Is This Gonna Be Forever?

How can we learn to put things in the right perspective?

Problems that seem so huge can be cut down to size when we look at them from an eternal perspective

Beyond the Clouds

Can you see beyond the storm clouds in your life

Tom Norvell talks about taking off in the pea soup of bad rainy weather and lifting up through the clouds and finding the sun and tying this all to our need to look beyond the clouds.

It's About Time

How do you approach things?

Sarah Stirman speaks about common struggles women face and talks about the perspective from which they approach their decisions about these everyday matters.

Having a Merry Christmas?

So is it really merry and bright?

Tony Thompson helps us put Christmas in perspective: God loves us!

A Matter of Perspective

What is your point of view?

Bill Sherrill reflects on family reunions, perspective, being together, and church.

It's a Matter of Perspective

As I was flying out of Abilene

As I was flying out of Abilene this past summer, I looked out the airplane window and admired how green Texas was.

No Honor Among Friends....

In his own house a prophet is without honor.

"Only in his home town, among his relatives and in his own house is a prophet without honor." Mark 6:4

The Golden Rule

What if the Golden Rule was enforced?

“So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets” (Mathew 7:12). This phrase of Jesus spoken during the Sermon on the Mount is referred to as the Golden Rule. I am curious how the world would

Remember Grace

As much as I like to think my memory is strong and full of detail, there is so much that has slipped away.

I wish I was better at documenting my life. As much as I like to think my memory is strong and full of detail, there is so much that has slipped away. There are many solutions to this problem; some people are journal writers and have years of memorable

Come As You Are

One story that shows God’s desire to empower us is when Jesus took five small loaves of bread and two fish to feed a large crowd.

This is what constantly amazes me about the efficiency with which God is able to solve our problems. It's not that I have any doubt concerning his power to create solutions; it's just amazing that he completes His plans using us! God is a master at solv

Avoid Sending SPAM!

Too often my prayers lack joy and gladness.

I wonder sometimes if God feels the same way about the messages I send. I think about my prayer life and how often I address the message to Him but seem to only talk about me.

God's Holy Spirit

The one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world.

No matter what evil spirits are present in this life, we know that God has given us a spirit that is stronger than all others. The message of God to this world is that God’s Holy Spirit is the only spirit worth celebrating, even on Halloween.

It's Not About Me

Become all things to all men...

We must never be willing to sacrifice the things we believe in to gain popularity, but we must find a way to become all things to all men, so that we may by all means save some.

Praise and Perspective

Where do you get the perspective to praise God during tough times?

Kimberli Brackett reminds us that even in the worst of circumstances, God is at work trying to make something out of our situation and we can see if we will praise God and ask for his perspective.

Clearing a Path

Who is clearing your path?

There are so many times in life that the world around me is full of confusing messages. It's hard to know which way to turn and it seems impossible to find my way. The good news is that as a Christian I have someone to clear the path ahead for me.

Unity in Christ

In our relationship with Christ, what unites us all?

Summertime is a great time of the year! There is nothing I enjoy more than spending a day at the swimming pool, having a cookout in the park, watching my favorite baseball team play late on a warm evening and watching the neighborhood kids play without th

Facing Reality?

Most folks just don't want to think about this, but they're going to have to do so!

Paul Faulkner reminds us that funerals are great times for us to face the reality of our final destination.

Everything Else Seems Insignificant

What seems important to you today?

We get so flustered about little things, God teach us to know what is important.

Did Jesus Wear Glasses?

Do we know the real Jesus?

To remember anew how God sees me through the lenses of His love is a priceless gift. I was reminded in communion last Sunday, looking at my son, seeing God's son.