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Knowing the People Makes the Difference

Knowing the People Makes the Difference

It's all about who you know

Who do you know that needs your prayers and your help? What else can you do to help them because knowing the people makes the difference!

The Best New Year Ever

The Best New Year Ever

How would you like to have the best New Year ever? Jesus can make it happen.

Pay off my biggest debt, restore my most important relationship, and find real meaning and purpose for my life. Now that would be the best New Year ever.

Remembering What Really Matters

Remembering What Really Matters

So where are you investing your time, your moments, your days?

Rubel Shelly reminds us to focus and live based on what lasts and is important and endures into eternity.

Broken Things

Broken Things

What good are things when they are broken?

Russ Lawson reminds us of broken things and how God uses them to bless us and bless others if we don't hold on to thing that are unimportant.

Counting Down or Ratcheting Up?

Counting Down or Ratcheting Up?

Learning to live in tune with God!

Phil Ware gives us three key principles to follow as we approach the New Year, ask the Lord what he wants us to do, learn to rest, and get to know Jesus better.

Protective Covering?

Protective Covering?

What's clouding your vision?

Tom Norvell shares with us that fear keeps a protective covering over ourselves and keeps us from seeing and experiencing the beauty and wonder that God has for us in our world and in other people.

Shattered

Shattered

What do you do when things fracture between you and someone important to you?

Phil Ware talks about what to do when relationships are shattered and how it feels easier to trade in those relationships for new ones, but asks if this is really smartest and if it honors Christ and our walk with God.

Alone

Alone

All hotel rooms look alike

We were made to be in relationship with one another. We were made to be in relationship with God. In fact, God's plan is that we be adopted into His family.

Relationships Are Worth the Effort

Relationships Are Worth the Effort

Excellence in every area of life means relationships, too!

Rubel Shelly calls us to excellence, but reminds us that this must be true in every area of life, including our relationships.

Of All the Stupid Things

Of All the Stupid Things

What is the dumbest thing you've ever done?

Russ Lawson shares a humorous story about eating off his dog's plate, getting the flu, and also dealing with his own stupid actions in his spiritual life and in his relationships.

Switching the Tags

Switching the Tags

Jesus says the world's values are all upside down

Jesus looks at a poor church in Revelation 2 and declares them rich. True riches aren't measured with dollar signs; they are found in the relationships that we build.

Real Family

Real Family

What happens when the crisis comes and you are 1000 miles from home?

Christianity is having a community of believers who care for you like family.

Love Path 911: Email Betrayal

Love Path 911: Email Betrayal

What do we do when our partners are involved in email relationships?

Joe Beam deals with the challenging issue of improper email relationships.

Move On!

Move On!

What time is in it in your life?

Sarah Stirman reflects on relationships, Thanksgiving and the book of Exodus and our need to move on.

Ten Commandments of Human Relations

Ten Commandments of Human Relations

How are you doing living up to these commandments?

Rubel Shelly shares some insight on the golden rule applied to office relationships.

What Do You Treasure?

What Do You Treasure?

An old silver dollar evokes many old memories!

Russ Lawson lets silver dollars remind him of long ago with his grandparents and challenge himself right now to treasure the proper things in life.

Dead by Midnight?

Dead by Midnight?

Who would you try to make contact with?

Russ Lawson emphasizes that we shouldn't be motivated out of fear, but urgency and love, and mend our relationships.

Living Life in Balance

Living Life in Balance

How are you doing on life's see-saw?

We need to be balance in our lives -- physically, spiritually, and relationally.

Eyes Open?

Eyes Open?

Are you keeping your eyes shut to life?

So often we die long before our bodies do because we live our lives with our eyes shut.

What if We Did What Jesus Said?

What if We Did What Jesus Said?

Can you imagine what would happen if we really obeyed Jesus?

Jesus commanded us to act in certain ways toward others, especially when people mistreat us; what would happen if we really did obey him?

At the End of the Day

At the End of the Day

How have you been playing lately?

Relationships and learning to play is the essence of becoming "children" in God's Kingdom!