Articles Tagged 'Respect'

Wearing Jesus

Are you letting this Garment set your style?

Max Lucado reminds us that when we are baptized, we are clothed with Christ, so what people see in us they attribute to Jesus!

Teach Us to Pray 05: Holy Presence

We cry out together, as Jesus' followers and family, for God's holiness to make itself known in undeniable ways in our fallen world.

Phil Ware and Andy Johnson remind us how important reverencing God is when we pray.

Love the Family

Your church can be that kind of family, and it can begin with you being that kind of family member.

Patrick Odum reminds us that we can be better at loving the family of believers than we are doing now and that this change, this commitment to love, can make all the difference in the world.

The Revolutionary Power of Witnesses

Let’s be witnesses with those here, near, and far (Acts 1:8) like the first followers of Jesus did!

Phil Ware continues his short series on Acts 1:1-11 and focuses today on being witnesses of the great things Jesus has done.

Co-Heirs with Christ

Paul's declaration to the Galatians is a racial, social, and gender earthquake.

Phil Ware continues his series of articles on the role of women and God's plan for women in Jesus' church; this week focuses on Paul's liberating statements in Galatians 3:26-29 and Romans 8.

Words to Say

What can I as a believer in Jesus actually do to make a difference in the tasteless and vile language that comes from every side, quarter, and position?

Phil Ware shares how the Holy Spirit convicted him about the kind of speech he, and we must use in a world that has gone crazy at attacking each other.

Family

Where can we go to know we are loved and safe from the storm?

Brian McCutchen reminds us of the importance of family

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.

But Who Won the Game?

Sometimes the final score doesn't count as much as the way the game is played!

Rubel Shelly writes about a basketball game between the Gainesville Tornadoes and the Vanguard Vikings and the fans who helped give the team a life.

Daddy!

Father, Daddy, means so much more than just the oldest man in the house!

Phillip Morrison reminds us of the role and importance of a dad and father on Father's Day.

Love Is Not a Brick

Who would go first among the religions in showing honor to the other?

Rubel Shelly talks about world religions, love, respect, honor, and violence.

Kindness Can Change Things

Winning the hearts of our enemies?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that gentleness is much in need in every area of life.

Remembering Odessa Porterfield

What difference can one old woman make in your life?

Rubel Shelly remembers a beloved African American woman who forever changed his life as a little boy through manhood.

Merry Christmas?

Isn't happy holidays just too bland?

Rubel Shelly shares very respectfully the reason he wants to say Merry Christmas.

GO_fearlessly

Is this outside your EEZ?

Phil Ware completes the shift series with the theme of going fearlessly, and focuses on sharing our hope and following the Great Commission.

Trickle Down Parenting

How can I start the trickle down effect in my family?

Joe Beam shares the concept of trickle down parenting by demonstrating with a couple of parents of a baby and toddler.

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.

C2K - View from the Top

What happened with the talk about the Kingdom of God?

Phil Ware talks about climbing to the top of a mountain and seeing all the beauty that he never realized was there and uses this metaphor to talk about the difference between church and kingdom.

Respect and Truth-Telling

Would you have told the truth in such dire circumstances?

Rubel Shelly challenges us with an old story to be people of truth and respect even in the most dire and painful circumstances and treat people with the same ethical respect we would expect ourselves.

Mother's Day in Retrospect

Now just how good a Mother's Day gift is a rubber tree plant?

Russ Lawson talks about what husbands and sons should do for the mothers and wives for Mother's Day.

Always Saying the Right Thing

Is this even possible?

Russ Lawson reminds us to say the right thing all the time.

And the Cure Is ...

What can help us get over us?

Ron Rose reminds us that the way we come together in unity and the way we put ourselves in perspective is found by humbly praising Jesus.

Your Ambition

What is your ambition in life?

Tom Norvell shares with us some insights from 1 Thessalonians and how to life a quiet life and honor God and win the hearts of outsiders.

Honor

Why would she tell the President to get his feet off her table?

Bill Denton remembers a story told about President George W. Bush putting his feet up on his mother's coffee table and being scolded, and reminds us that it's all about honor.

You Know You're Getting Older When ...

Older, better, or simply honoring God?

Russ Lawson begins with a humorous story about aging, but then reminds us of God's perspective and the importance of not worrying about aging, but seeking to live for God each day.