Articles Tagged 'Rush'

Willing to Be Powerful

Willing to Be Powerful

Dear God in heaven, we’d sure like to have a little bit of power to alter our irrelevance, lighten the burdens of others, and heal the wounds of the broken and despairing.

Phil Ware writes out of the context of recent disasters and the loss of a mother and child to remind us that being a servant, offering ourselves in sacrificial love, is never a waste!

The Head of the Snake is Crushed!

The Head of the Snake is Crushed!

How do we deal with our fear of evil, the devil, and temptation.

Max Lucado talks about the defeat of Satan, the devil, by Jesus on the cross.

Hidden Treasures

Hidden Treasures

Where can you find history's greatest treasures?

Phil Ware reflects on Mary treasuring the memories of Jesus' birth in her heart and finds reason not to sweat the small stuff, not miss the moments of grace in Christmas, and not lose the opportunity to lock away treasures in our own hearts this time of y

A Few Minutes Alone

A Few Minutes Alone

When is time waiting, not wasted?

Rubel Shelly talks about an airport delay that ended up in a blessed day alone with God focusing and praying on the things and people that matter most and being present with God in the quietness of the moment.

And God Saw that It Was Good

And God Saw that It Was Good

Perspective gained from a view of earth from space.

Phillip Morrison writes about the Apollo 8 moon orbit and the famous earthrise photo taken by the astronauts orbiting the moon in what otherwise would have been a disastrous year for America.

Building a Culture of Honor: Introduction

Building a Culture of Honor: Introduction

Can we build a culture of honor in a world that has a different set of values?

Phil Ware begins a series on building a culture of honor using Romans 12 as the basis and foundation of the study.

Don't Rush God

Don't Rush God

Can we really become all God has made us to be if we rush ourselves to God's goal?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that rushing around to get where we think God wants us to be is seldom God's plan and seldom accomplishes what God wants to do in us.

Fast or Full?

Fast or Full?

The old saying is that life happens fast, but can we live like that and enjoy its fullness?

Tom Norvel reminds us that life happens quickly, fast, and if we are not careful, we can get so busy that we miss life in all its fullness, abundance, and joy.

Christmas Tranquility?

Christmas Tranquility?

The scene looks calm and bright, but what if my life doesn't?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that Christmas is about God getting involved in our messy world with us.

The Frantic Pursuit of Rest

The Frantic Pursuit of Rest

Why does it seem to get farther away while we run faster to chase it?

Bill Sherrill talks about our rush to rush into everything and how we need to read God's Book about life and how to experience it.

Clutter

Clutter

What am I supposed to do with all this mess?

Larry Davies shares with us his struggle with a cluttered office and how it's been embarrassingly displayed on the Internet.

The Clutter of Activity

The Clutter of Activity

Are all your activities getting in the way of your life?

Jane Vincenzi reminds us that our lives can get so cluttered with activity that we miss God and lose out on real life.

Who Can Be Still?

Who Can Be Still?

Do you have a place or a time when you can really be still?

Trying to find time to be still and wait for God feels awfully impossible in our busy world today, so why not cry out to God in the struggles and noise you face today?

Make a Right Judgment

Make a Right Judgment

Why do you want to make so many snap judgments about things?

What we decide, especially about Jesus, is crucial and we don't need to be making snap or rash judgments.

God's Still, Small Voice

God's Still, Small Voice

Can you hear God in the rush of your daily grind?

Not only must we be still and hear God, but he also longs to come to us in the busy rush of our daily lives.

The Blessing of the Powerless

The Blessing of the Powerless

What blessing can there be in powerlessness?

Life is full of events that make us feel and actually be powerless, but that is exactly where God can work in our life the most.

Keeping Your Balance at Christmas

Keeping Your Balance at Christmas

Can you keep your balance in all the holiday mayhem?

We can make the holidays a lot more cheery and bright if we will simply take a little time to plan and prepare for the holiday season.