Articles Tagged 'Poor'

Give Me Jesus: Now

Give Me Jesus: Now

God came to us in a way that all of us could find him, know him, and find our way home!

This is part of a 4 part series on Jesus' birth called, "Give Me Jesus," and this one focuses on finding him now.

Don't Fix Stupid with Stupid!

Don't Fix Stupid with Stupid!

Stupid is as stupid does, so don't be...

Max Lucado challenges us to do the right thing, to obey God, and not follow one stupid decision with another.

Jesus with Dirt on His Face and No Place to Sleep

Jesus with Dirt on His Face and No Place to Sleep

Have you seen Jesus here?

Phil Ware continues his leadership series on the Immanuel Sayings or ways to experience Jesus, this one focuses on compassionate service.

Abundance

Abundance

What makes you rich?

Jesus told his followers that it was hard for the rich to become a part of his kingdom (Matthew 19:24). The apostle Paul said that those who want to have wealth fall into a trap, and some have ruined their faith because of it. (1 Timothy 6:9-10) And James

Why Faith Is an Answer to Prayer and Prayer Is an Answer to Faith

Why Faith Is an Answer to Prayer and Prayer Is an Answer to Faith

How is faith an answer to prayer?

Ann Voskamp reminds us that faith and prayer are a two street and the both are intertwined with each other and when this happens, grace, joy, and healing flow into Shalom, peace, wholeness and fullness of life.

Compassion in Colombia

Compassion in Colombia

Colombia is associated with violence, kidnappings and drugs but is also a place of hope for over 55,000 children.

A closer look at the work of Compassion International in Colombia.

The Grace that Brought Us Jesus

The Grace that Brought Us Jesus

So why is Ruth so important in the overall scheme of things?

Phil Ware continues his journey through The Story and this week finds us in the book of Ruth and the story about the faith of a foreign woman.

Jesse's Visit with Jesus

Jesse's Visit with Jesus

What happens when Jesus comes to visit?

Phil Ware uses a story narrative to remind us what it means to live God's will and fulfill the 10 Commandments.

Worth Doing Poorly?

Worth Doing Poorly?

What do you do that you are not good at doing?

Rubel Shelly reminds us to try new things, to take risks, and to find some things we don't do well rather than falling into stale and boring ruts only doing the things we do well.

Putting Up Christmas Lights

Putting Up Christmas Lights

Have you got your strings of light hung yet?

Rob Frazier writes about why he puts up Christmas lights and how each of us has some light to share with others.

Don't Just Wish It!

Don't Just Wish It!

Ever gotten past just wishing for something?

Ron Rose talks about a real Secret Santa or two and reminds us that we can be a blessing to others and be one too.

There's Always Almost Meatloaf

There's Always Almost Meatloaf

What's your almost food?

Russ Lawson shares about a hard time when all they had was some oatmeal and hamburger and ketchup.

The Least I Can Do?

The Least I Can Do?

How do we move beyond election partisanship to moral change?

Rob Woodfin challenges us to do more than vote and then wash our hands of the matters that afflict our time and culture.

Horrifying Halloween

Horrifying Halloween

How can it be worse?

Phil Ware writes about children being valued for who they are.

Content with the Patriots

Content with the Patriots

Would you wear the castoffs of the losers?

Patrick Odum describes what happened to the Patriot SuperBowl championship jerseys that were going to be thrown away because they lost, and challenges us to give more than our throw aways to the poor of the world.

Human Nature?

Human Nature?

So is our human nature really all that bad?

Russ Lawson reminds us that our human nature was created by God and that we can use it to choose wisely, to choose God.

Chosen by God!

Chosen by God!

Imagine never being picked last!

Paul Faulkner reminds us that God chose us, and still chooses us, every time for his team.

No Strings Attached

No Strings Attached

Will we help others in the same way that Jesus did?

Will we help those who need it simply because we follow Jesus and because they need it with no strings attached?

Dead Tires and Road Trash

Dead Tires and Road Trash

What will you find at the side of the road this time of year?

Road trash and tire debris challenges Phil to remember exactly who it was that Jesus reached and ask why we don't reach them today?

You Must Remember the Forgotten

You Must Remember the Forgotten

Will you remember those everyone else forgets?

True religion is more than just spouting off religious phrases and remaining isolated from worldly people -- it means to take the sin and worldliness out of people and take care of them.

Seek Me and Live

Seek Me and Live

What happens when a nation loses its way?

God convicts Israel because of her sin. We must pray not to be this nation.

The Least of These

The Least of These

What have you done for Jesus lately?

How well do we care for the least of these -- the poor, the hungry, the tired, the faitn.

The Least of These?

The Least of These?

Who does Jesus value most?

We will be judged by how we cared for the least, the left out, and the lonely.

Compassionate Like Our Savior

Compassionate Like Our Savior

How would Jesus deal with folks in Beverly Hills?

In Hollywood, we can find people who are rich and people who are poor, but what they have in common is that they all need the compassion of Jesus demonstrated to them.

He is "I Am"

He is "I Am"

How do we really help people with low self-esteem?

We are given remarkable freedom in Jesus; we can become like him.