Articles Tagged 'Respect' (Page 2)

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.

What Do You Do?

How do you honor a servant who is not trying to be noticed?

Phil Ware talks about a university honoring students for their acts of service and it leads him to wonder how we honor God's servants today.

Respect Your Mother!

How can we preserve the faith of future generations?

Phil Ware goes over the final principle of the seven principles taught to him by his dad, called Daddy Al, and he shares them with his children to leave a lasting legacy of faith.

What Reveals Your Character?

So how do you do in those challenging situations?

Phil Ware continues his letters to his grown children Zachary and Megan about the principles his dad tried to instill in him, and this week the focus is on how we treat people that the rest of folks don't feel they have to treat nicely.

Taking Note of a Hero's Death

Why do we honor celebrity above heroism?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that heroes should be honored and not celebrities and that we must practice to be a celebrity, because heroism is in all of us.

The Fear of the Lord

Why should I excited about fearing the Lord?

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom and worship, but it is not a terror of the Lord, but an enraptured love-filled walk with a holy God.

The Forgotten Virtue

When is the last time you heard someone praised from being gentle?

Gentleness is often forgotten in today's world, but it is one of the most lauded virtues in Scripture and we must display it to be God's people.

Delayed Truth

Have you learned this important spiritual skill?

We need to learn that there is a time to be silent.

Change and Growth

What motivates us to change and growth?

If we are going to change and grow, we're going to have to know what motivates that kind of change: affection, acceptance, and self-respect.

Seven Ages of a Married Cold

So how do you treat your honey when she or he is ailin'?

The years in marriage can sometimes mean that we take each other for granted; we mustn't let that happen.

When I Was Your Age

What can you do now that you won't be able to do in 30 years?

Young and old both have things that they alone can do and both must be respected.

A Father I Never Had

Can you find a father?

God is the father I never had.

Re-Thinking Election Strategy?

Can anything good come out of politics?

While we can get sickened by election rhetoric, sometimes good lessons can be learned from good men!

Always Respectful

Can being respectful really save lives?

Marines in Iraq are learning to win people over by showing respect and courtesy rather than using their guns.

Of Goats and Prejudices

Who is your old goat?

Listen to how you talk about others and see what you find: is it prejudice or humility?