Articles Tagged 'Place'

Be Mindful of the Words You Hear

Be Mindful of the Words You Hear

You don't have to listen to the noise around you!

Tom Norvell reminds us that we don't have to hear the messages and noise around us, we can follow Jesus' example and withdraw from the situation.

I Doubt It: Dirty Feet & Open Hands

I Doubt It: Dirty Feet & Open Hands

Learning the art of loving and sacrificial service in a room full of dirty feet.

Phil Ware continues his series called, 'I Doubt It,' focusing this week on Jesus' tender act of washing the disciples' feet.

Lonely Places as Usual

Lonely Places as Usual

Can my life be characterized by my intentional time away from the noise to be with the Father?

Jesus' life was framed by prayer, but do I find my "as usual" and "lonely places" moments in the presence of the Father in prayer?

Where Is the Love?

Where Is the Love?

As followers of Jesus, it is my responsibility to speak and demonstrate the language of this authentic love.

Tom Norvell reminds us that as disciples of Jesus, our job is to bring the love of Jesus into every arena of life, even if the rest of the world has forgotten to do so.

Marketplace Ministry

Marketplace Ministry

What are you going to do with this third of your life?

Brian McCutchen reminds us that 1/3 of our life is spent working so we need to be aware that God doesn't have us where we are by accident.

Safe Place?

Safe Place?

Where can we go and know that we are truly safe?

Rubel Shelly writes about the terror attack in France and about how we can only find our security in 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.

Nothing Left But the Center Stripe

Nothing Left But the Center Stripe

What do you do when all the lanes seem closed?

When there seem to be no good answers, we need to have some strategies to help us deal with life's problems.

Life Among the Outcasts

Life Among the Outcasts

Where does your church meet?

Rubel Shelly talks about a book he read recently, "Sanctuary of Outcasts", and challenges us to make the church such a place.

Looking for Jesus at Christmas

Looking for Jesus at Christmas

Whatever happened to the reason for the season?

Rick Brown talks about Jesus not just missing from the nativity, but also from Christmas and from our lives and yet we can use this time to restore him to his rightful place in our lives.

It Isn't (All) About the Money

It Isn't (All) About the Money

Wouldn't you want to work here?

Rubel Shelly talks about the best places to work and how it isn't all about money.

Looking for a Sacred Job?

Looking for a Sacred Job?

Isn't it time to consider giving up your secular work?

Ron Rose talks about the difference and the parallel of sacred and secular work and the jobs we have and do and whether or not we are secular or sacred people.

If the Shoe Fits

If the Shoe Fits

Are you chosen?

Phil Ware continues his series of reflections based on his Sagrada Familia mission trip to the orphans of The Community.

Your Life in God's Mission

Your Life in God's Mission

Can you visualize your workplace as your mission?

Rubel Shelly talks about using our work and workplace as the place we live out God's mission for us.

Light for the Dark Places

Light for the Dark Places

What's shining in that darkness?

Rubel Shelly talks about how important it is for us to be light for the dark places of our world.

Where Do I Go from Here?

Where Do I Go from Here?

Where can you go when there's no place left to go?

Tom Norvell reminds us that we have a person to go to, when we have no place to go, and his name is Jesus, our Lord.

Marking Time

Marking Time

How restless are you when things run overtime?

Russell Lawson shares a perspective of time as we close out the year.

An Open Letter to the New Clergy

An Open Letter to the New Clergy

Will you step up as a business person and take a lead in our war for the soul?

The most powerful voice for God in our culture must come from our business leaders who are Christians!

Workplace Faith

Workplace Faith

Where did Jesus find his followers?

Our Christian life is lived out in our workplace much more than in our church attendance!

Favorite Places

Favorite Places

What is your favorite place to be?

Sometimes our favorite places are places, but the people who make those places special!

The Old Home Place

The Old Home Place

Can we ever really go home again?

As much as we would like to go home again, we must remember that home is not a place until we are home with God.

Turn Out the Lights or Light the Fire?

Turn Out the Lights or Light the Fire?

What will you do with the dying of the year?

With the dying embers of a fire, we are reminded of two life choices: letting our passions, hopes, and dreams slip away or having them burst into flame and reigniting us for the New Year.