Jackie Halstead challenges us to take advantage of the New Year to begin writing a new chapter in our lives that brings grace to a world struggling with evil.
01/11/2019 by Jackie Halstead, Ph.D.
Phil Ware begins a series of posts on our needing rest with Jesus and focuses on what we do when we have more to do than resources or strength and we don't have a rest time close at hand.
07/05/2016 by Phil Ware
Phil Ware talks about the importance of rest and the Sabbath principle.
06/01/2015 by Phil Ware
Phil Ware begins a short 4 part series on the Holy Spirit as we begin the New Year, this one is focused on living by the power of the Holy Spirit.
01/05/2015 by Phil Ware
Phil Ware takes us back to The Story, God's story and our story and reminds us that while rebuilding infrastructure for a city and country is hard, it is even harder to rebuild the morale, moral, and faith foundation.
02/17/2013 by Phil Ware
Tom Norvell reminds us of our need for rest and to rest in Jesus, in God, and in the Spirit.
08/07/2011 by Tom Norvell
Tom Norvell reminds us of Jesus encouraging his disciples, his followers, to get away from the maddening rush of the crowds and go to a quiet place with him and get some rest.
02/22/2011 by Tom Norvell
Pasquale Mingarelli shares pictures and a Bible study to help us remember that spring is the time for renewal
04/13/2010 by Pasquale R. Mingarelli
Phil Ware begins a four week challenge that coordinates with the SpiritFire daily devotional challenging us to invite the Holy Spirit into our daily lives.
12/31/2009 by Phil Ware
Ron Rose talks about layers in photography and layers in our lives, and emphasizes that the layers are where God's transformation takes place.
08/10/2009 by Ron Rose
Tom Norvell reminds us of God's promises for those who are weary and tired: the Lord will renew us and restore us and cause us to ride on the wings of eagles and Jesus will give us rest.
07/20/2009 by Tom Norvell
As we get older, our bodies begin to fail. But what about what is inside of us? God has promised that we don't have to age on the inside
07/10/2009 by Tim Archer
Rubel Shelly reminds us that there is something positive about thinking with an optimistic spirit and believing things can get done and be better.
07/06/2009 by Rubel Shelly
Mike Barres talks about burning wood and the fire forcing out the moisture so it can burn brighter and longer.
01/09/2009 by Mike Barres
Tom Norvel reminds us of Jesus' promise to give us rest if we will come close to him and follow him and spend time with him and learn from him.
07/29/2007 by Tom Norvell
Phil Ware shares what God does for us when we sleep.
06/25/2007 by Phil Ware
Phil Ware talks about the weariness of ministry and reminds us that it is not enough to simply get away and rest, we must get away and be with Jesus.
06/18/2007 by Phil Ware
Tom prays to God that all that he has seen, heard, experienced, and known in worship will change his heart and move him to be the person God wants him to be.
01/31/2007 by Tom Norvell
So often, ministers and pastors won't let others minister to them, but we need to minister and be ministered to, we need to bless and be vulnerable so we can be blessed.
10/29/2006 by Jeff Lee
A broken mug helps Tom Norvel remind himself of what is most important about life and ministry, that we are not through when we are damaged, but we must press on.
06/10/2006 by Tom Norvell
Financial peace and faithfulness is tied to being willing to follow Jesus and also honor the Kingdom in our disciplined and spontaneous giving.
06/01/2006 by Sean K. Mitchell
Keeping us going in ministry, keeping our lights shining, requires us to spend time alone with God.
03/08/2006 by Sarah Stirman
We all need to get away now and again and retreat into the quietness and grace of God for our renewal.
01/18/2006 by Amy C. Baker
A heart transplant reminds us that we need God's heart transplant spiritually.
09/20/2005 by Russ Lawson
A kind friend can bring refreshment to the parched soul of another friend.
07/18/2005 by Phil Ware