Articles Tagged 'Start'

God's Message to Jesus... and You!

God's Message to Jesus... and You!

What does God long to say to you?

Phil Ware reminds us of the importance of baptism to Jesus as a new beginning and how that should be important to us.

Welcoming the Dawn of a New Year

Welcoming the Dawn of a New Year

What will you do about a New Year?

The beginning of the New Year brings challenges and the potential for fear and reluctance, but with God we can welcome it and use it for his glory.

Think You Are a 'Hopeless Case'?

Think You Are a 'Hopeless Case'?

The Father is looking to use you, no matter how unlikely it seems possible!

Rubel Shelley reminds us that God does his best work through the most unlikely of people.

Prayer for 2014

Prayer for 2014

Let's begin with prayer!

Rubel Shelly re-shares a prayer for the New Year and a fresh start on life.

Influence: Not a Church Word!

Influence: Not a Church Word!

Can we really start over?

Ron Rose reminds us that influence and starting over and being a new creation is something God does all the time and we just need to begin.

Bullying

Bullying

When does it cross the line?

Rubel Shelly reminds us about the problems of bullying and then the cycle we start when we bully the bully.

Something Fresh

Something Fresh

Don't you want more than something new?

Katha Winther shares insights on the New Year, fresh starts, and God's work of salvation in us!

The Heart of Successful Leadership

The Heart of Successful Leadership

Where can we find this kind of people today?

Rubel Shelly challenges us to go beyond the facade and charisma of many supposed leaders today and demand more.

New Year - New Options

New Year - New Options

Are you tuned up to face the New Year?

Rubel Shelly gives us some practical advice and a challenge to face the New Year with expectation and also reminds us to take one day at a time.

A Small Step?

A Small Step?

When's the last time you stepped out to begin, even if the step was small?

Tom Norvell reminds us not to discount the small steps we make in our lives because out of them come the big ones!

Step into the Water

Step into the Water

Isn't it time to get off the bank and step into the water?

Russ Lawson uses the Israelite's crossing of the Jordan River at flood stage to be a reminder that God is waiting for us to step out in faith so he can act in our lives.

A Step

A Step

Remember, it is a beginning!

Tom Norvell reminds us that a step in the right direction is a good beginning.

Brother, Can You Spare a Light

Brother, Can You Spare a Light

Don't curse the darkness, but light a candle!

Bill Sherrill reminds us that it is much easier to be critical than to do something, but the good that is done is really done by people willing to try.

A New Year's Prayer

A New Year's Prayer

Why not pray your way into the New Year?

Rubel Shelly shares a prayer for the New Year as we begin 2008.

Healing and the New Way

Healing and the New Way

There is more to salvation than forgiveness!

Conversion is more than just a one time forgiveness, it is about learning a new way of life.

When Life Needs a Remote Control

When Life Needs a Remote Control

The trouble with life is that it is so unpredictable. It just happens.

I have the greatest remote control anywhere. It is amazing what it can do with my television. If I miss something, I can replay it until I catch it, and then jump back into real time.

Life's Undo Button

Life's Undo Button

Don't you wish you could erase life's mistakes?

We’ve gotten better and better at correcting mistakes on our computer. God, through His son Jesus, let’s us correct life’s mistakes in an even more amazing way.

New Wood

New Wood

What will you do about a New Year?

We can continue to grow and mature and flourish if we choose to do so, even until we are quite old.

The Sound of Surprise

The Sound of Surprise

What does life sound like in your world?

Like a work of improvisational jazz, life is a journey from one new thing to another.

Prayer for the New Year

Prayer for the New Year

What are you praying for this year?

This is simply a prayer for us to use the New Year wisely and well.

The Freshness of Forgiveness

The Freshness of Forgiveness

Can anything be this fresh?

Forgiveness is forgetting to remember the hurts you forgave and giving others, and yourself a fresh start on life.

The Power of Memory

The Power of Memory

Do you really remember when you eat at this table?

Memory and remembering are powerful and communion has got to be a part of that remembering for Christians.

Impact the World!

Impact the World!

Want to change the world, then start here!

If you want to change the world, then start right where you are!

A Blank Page

A Blank Page

Where does it all start?

All the big events in our lives and even many of the daily routines all begin with a blank page, including the grace God gives us to start fresh each day with a blank page.

Fresh and New

Fresh and New

What will you do with this fresh and shining new year?

It's a bright and shining new year so let's do something with it to bless the Lord and his kingdom.