Articles Tagged 'Rebel'

Beautiful to Broken

Beautiful to Broken

Why reject the goodness of God and all he has done to choose our own way?

James Nored and Phil Ware continue helping us find our story in God's story, this time looking at the Fall.

Tug-of-War over Grace

Tug-of-War over Grace

Is grace a gift or does it come with conditions?

Phil Ware reminds us that people make up their own definitions of what grace means all the time, but Jesus defines grace, exemplifies it, and pours it out upon us and he should be our example and definition of grace.

Edited by Grace

Edited by Grace

Now this is a reason to rejoice in hope!

Phil Ware writes about the funeral of his father-in-law Mel Nelson and reminds us what it means to be edited by grace.

The Real Root of Brokenness

The Real Root of Brokenness

We must not dare forget to give thanks for how we're blessed and how great the Father is!

Ann Voskamp reminds us again of the incredible importance of giving thanks.

What a Bunch of Suckers

What a Bunch of Suckers

Why do we but the lie? Maybe because it is sold so well!

Rubel Shelly talks about the way Satan dupes into buying the lie about holiness and goodness and gets us to buy the sins of self-destruction.

I Blew It... Again!

I Blew It... Again!

What happens when Mt. Momma erupts?

Sarah Holley challenges us to focus on our own actions, ask for forgiveness, and prepare for the next trigger encounter after we have come to grips with the latest time we've blown it.

The Long Wait

The Long Wait

Aren't you glad Christmas is coming even on Thanksgiving?

Phil Ware talks about how important it is that Thanksgiving is followed by Christmas and he shares a personal story to remind us it is true!

Out of Chaos

Out of Chaos

How in the world did we get into this mess?

Phil Ware continues with The Story and focuses on the first eleven chapters of Genesis and the Fall and the brokenness of our world.

A Healthier Image of God

A Healthier Image of God

What are the two great lies Satan tells about God?

Rubel Shelly talks about the two lies satan tells about God and that we often believe, that God tries to limit us and that when we sin God wants to punish us.

Who Can Separate Us from the Love of God?

Who Can Separate Us from the Love of God?

How do we get away from God?

But, if we choose to allow Jesus to redeem us, save us, make us Holy, affirm that we are worthy---Then NOTHING can separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord!

SBNR: Spiritual But Not Religious

SBNR: Spiritual But Not Religious

Can you really be this in the real world?

Rubel Shelly tackles the myth that you can be spiritual without being a part of a religious community, at least as a Christian.

Building the Bridge to Bring Us Home

Building the Bridge to Bring Us Home

Is there really light on the dark side of the mountain?

Phil Ware begins a new series called light on the dark side of the mountain focusing on the fall and the cracks that became a chasm in the lives of God's first children.

SpiritFire - Potholes, Ditches, and Freedom

SpiritFire - Potholes, Ditches, and Freedom

Can you avoid the deep ditches?

Phil Ware continues his SpiritFire series and reminds us of the ditches that can trap us on the way to freedom in grace and being led by the Spirit.

Excuse Making

Excuse Making

Come on, now, let's just admit to the truth!

Rubel Shelly confronts our tendency to make excuses for our sins, mistakes, and errors and then try to use softer words to make them not seem so bad.

Daddies, Please Hear Us!

Daddies, Please Hear Us!

What do our daughters most need from us?

Heather Holland Helton shares some important things dads need to know about their daughters and how to build that relationship to be the most it can be.

Beyond Herding Ducks

Beyond Herding Ducks

Sometimes being a turkey isn't so bad after all!

Russ Lawson uses a trip to a farm to remind us how we can choose to respond differently to Jesus: follow or be pushed, be led or run away.

Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace

Have you found out what is truly amazing this time of year?

Jesus is the reminder of God's unconditional love and willingness to search and sacrifice to find us and bring us home as our love-sick father.

Learning to Tremble

Learning to Tremble

Have you learned the ultimate act of reverence

Kimberly takes an honest self-appraisal and listens to God to learn that she needs to tremble in awe of God and his grace and at her own sin.

Mt. St. Kid

Mt. St. Kid

How can you tame a raging child volcano?

A kid who goes through a tantrum meltdown faces off with his mom who uses the scream free technique to help the child learn boundaries and not embarrass himself.

If You Stay Close to Me, You Won't Get Wet

If You Stay Close to Me, You Won't Get Wet

Will you share the umbrella?

Taking a dog out for a walk proves to be a convicting moment about our stupidity in not staying close to God.