Tough times, even when they are filled with temptation can help us grow and better appreciate good times when they come.
10/03/2023 by Paul Faulkner
Phil Ware answers a question he is often asked by those who are new followers of Jesus or people whose spiritual lives have stagnated: "How can I grow spiritually?"
01/31/2018 by Phil Ware
Phil Ware talks about the old adage, better to be safe than sorry, and shows what Jesus says about it: the follower who takes this approach will be condemned.
04/20/2009 by Phil Ware
Rubel Shelly reminds us that we are not perfect yet, and admitting our failures and imperfections is not an excuse, but an opportunity to meet God and have his grace help us grow.
11/13/2008 by Rubel Shelly
Ron Rose writes about life's obstacles and challenges us to follow the example of others who have lived beyond their limits.
09/30/2008 by Ron Rose
Phil Ware shares with us ideas about growth and how God has re-created us to be like Jesus and be full of life and growth, spiritually and physically.
09/22/2008 by Phil Ware
Russ Lawson shares some insights from the 12 spies, 10 of whom convinced the children of Israel to fear the future and turn back; but Russ reminds us of God's promises.
08/03/2008 by Russ Lawson
So often we look for short cuts or ways to cut corners to get to a goal that can only be reached by hard work, perserverance, and a willingness to keep on working over time.
04/12/2007 by Rubel Shelly
We have to have a mission for our families bigger than physical and financial goals, we have to have a spiritual mission.
01/12/2007 by Paul Faulkner
Patrick Odum reminds us that to grow we have to stretch, reach, and sacrifice but that is more than worth the effort because Jesus gives us back far more than we can ever give.
11/30/2006 by Patrick D. Odum
11/24/2006 by Paul Faulkner
Growth takes consistent, persistent effort, it is not something that happens right now, but God is at work right now to make it happen in us.
11/17/2006 by Paul Faulkner