Articles Tagged 'Restore' (Page 2)

ToGather: The LORD Is Close

The LORD promised to be close—especially when we are broken-hearted and crushed.

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The Story: Rebuild and Restore

How can you tell how we are doing with our spirituality?

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.

What Kind of Church?

There are two kinds of faithful leaders, groups, and churches. Which are you?

Phil Ware shares with us two kinds of early leaders and churches and groups, Paul and Barnabas become examples of those kinds of churches; each is faithful, takes risks, and faces opposition from the evil one.

Better Broken: 11!

What do you do with the one who is missing?

Phil Ware continues his series, Better Broken, focusing on the problem of there being 11 apostles and how people fail us and what are we doing to do to go on after we've been betrayed.

So What Do You Collect?

Everyone collects something, why not fingerprints left by God?

Ron Rose writes about collecting fingerprints -- God's fingerprints -- and how they are stories that are longing to be told.

Old Things Made New

God takes the broken pieces of our lives and makes us new.

God can take the broken, the useless, and the worthless and make them brand new.

SpiritFire: Ask!

Why do we not ask for something God longs to give?

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.

The Care and Feeding of Christian Servants

Why do we not take care of ourselves in our service to others?

Paul Faulkner reminds us that if we are going to keep being a servant to Christ and others, then we've got to care for ourselves and replenish what we are depleting in our service to others.

While I Sleep

What does God do while you sleep?

Phil Ware shares what God does for us when we sleep.

Little Acts of Love

Where are you going to begin in your quest to change the world?

We can make a world of difference simply by helping the people who are around us that need to be built up.

No Rest, No Gain

Can you really get more fit by resting?

Without rest we cannot restore our bodies and our health, but this is not a new idea, it is God's fitness plan from long ago.

A Broken Mug

What can we learn from a broken coffee cup?

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.

Recycled

Can a failure be useful again?

Just as key people did with John Mark in moving him from failure to useful, so too, good leaders must recycle.

The Old Clock

What lesson can an old abandoned clock teach us?

Too many people are put on the back shelf of life and we need to find them and reclaim them just as Baranabas once did.

Humiliated!

How can we ever overcome humiliation?

If we don't bring back sinners whose sin has humiliated themselves, and if we we don't reach out to those who have been humiliated by others, then how can we claim we wear the name of Jesus?