Max Lucado reminds us that we are God's agents of joy in our lonely planet full of discouraged people.
07/19/2022 by Max Lucado
Brian McCutchen reminds us to trust God and learn that our current circumstances aren't forever and that God can lead us to a new place.
12/12/2015 by Brian McCutchen
Teresa Bell Kindred reminds us that what we define as happiness is nearly always temporary pleasure that is soon gone and leaves us unhappy; happiness is really on our own shoulders.
05/02/2015 by Teresa Bell Kindred
Phil Ware continues his series of posts and articles called Fifty Shades of Grace and focuses on the gift of pleasure, delight, joy, fulfillment, and blessing in sexual intimacy for the Christian married couple.
03/16/2015 by Phil Ware
Rubel Shelly writes about the New Year, 2013, and talks about what the year will bring and also about being superstitious.
01/04/2013 by Rubel Shelly
Tom Norvell talks about his first grandchild, a granddaughter, being born in New York.
11/22/2011 by Tom Norvell
Russ Lawson reminds us that our expiration date is out there and we need to live as if we know we will one day expire.
10/25/2011 by Russ Lawson
Phil Ware writes about his trip to Sagrada Familia in Lima, Peru and how imperfect love can make a huge difference in the lives of children.
11/09/2010 by Phil Ware
Phil Ware talks about climbing to the top of a mountain and seeing all the beauty that he never realized was there and uses this metaphor to talk about the difference between church and kingdom.
04/10/2010 by Phil Ware
Phil Ware reminds us of an old story describing heaven and hell and how the difference between the two is whether or not people serve each other.
10/06/2008 by Phil Ware
Patrick Odum reflects on several folks who have auctioned off huge portions of their lives and property on eBay and challenges us to ask if we have done the same thing with our stuff.
07/18/2008 by Patrick D. Odum
Bill Sherrill talks about Fanny J. Crosby, the great Christian song writer, and her ability to see acutely even though she was blind.
06/29/2008 by Bill Sherrill
Junk e-mail gives us a good glimpse into what the world sees as happiness. But true happiness comes from God, not from a website.
05/28/2008 by Tim Archer
Rubel Shelly reminds us that so much of what the world sees in us is unhappy and dour, but Jesus was involved in life, joy, and friendship to show that it is the direction of our lives and not necessarily the acts themselves that make things holy or unhol
01/29/2008 by Rubel Shelly
Larry Davies offers a Thanksgiving check up for churches and their leaders as he explores things that make for healthy churches.
11/24/2007 by Larry Davies
Rubel Shelly reminds us that life's purpose rather than externals or someone else trying to make us happy is the real key to peace and joy in life.
11/06/2007 by Rubel Shelly
Because of Jesus, we can learn to be content without being dependent on external circumstances.
10/17/2007 by Steve Ridgell
Patrick Odum challenges us with some real truths about luxury and greed and what it does to our walk with God and our genuine opportunities to be happy.
09/08/2007 by Patrick D. Odum
Consider the power of attitude, the idea that how we choose to view life impacts the quality of it.
03/28/2007 by Courtney Loy
Happiness isn't just going to come along, you are going to make your own happiness by what you invest your life in.
02/23/2007 by Paul Faulkner
We are killing ourselves trying to find happiness in things and miss it because it is not found there.
02/22/2007 by Rubel Shelly
How happy are you today? You can be happier if you will take care of your soul!
02/21/2007 by Randy Becton
Sometimes the pleasure we get out of life has to be found in the most challenging of places.
01/27/2007 by Alan Smith
Patrick Odum tells about a boy who shared his winnings with his father rather than spending it only on himself and the joy that this attitude brought the father and Patrick compares this to the joy we give our Father, God, when we share.
11/15/2006 by Patrick D. Odum
How we view the goal of our life directly determines how we approach life between here and its end.
04/28/2006 by Paul Faulkner