Articles Tagged 'Stumble'

Failure Isn't Fatal...

Failure Isn't Fatal...

More than just celebrating the coming of the Holy Spirit on Pentecost, we should also celebrate the power of the Lord to forgive and restore us beyond our sinful stumbles.

Phil Ware reminds us of a powerful truth that lies behind Pentecost Sunday and the failure of the apostles that Jesus didn't consider ultimate failure.

Art by Faith

Art by Faith

How can someone who is blind still paint beautifully?

Tammy Ruggles is a legally blind artist, photographer, and writer who paints by faith and not by sight and uses her gifts to bless and inspire.

Building a Culture of Honor: Accountability

Building a Culture of Honor: Accountability

Holding each other and ourselves accountable for our growth toward Jesus it often the forget piece in building a culture of honor.

Phil Ware continues his series on building a culture of honor with a focus on accountability -- both holding others accountable and holding ourselves accountable for our growth in the Lord.

The Second Batch

The Second Batch

When does most awful mess become the opportunity for grace to capture our heart and give us confidence for the future?

Lisa Mikitarian tells us a wonderful story about the Father's grace revealed in a young girl's fall with the cupcakes made to honor her beloved grandmother.

When You Can't Hide Your Mistakes

When You Can't Hide Your Mistakes

What do you do when you've failed and you can't hid it?

Max Lucado reminds us that pride often keeps us in failure and compounds mistakes and sinks us deeper in sin.

Got a Problem with God?

Got a Problem with God?

Are you willing to find some answers?

Ron Rose talks about dealing with pain and disappointments with God by tracking down the issues and finding the truth and not just living in pain and bitterness.

Our Failure to See God

Our Failure to See God

How could this happen?

Rubel Shelly looks at how easily the religious of Jesus' day dismissed what he did and reminds us that it is still happening today.

When It's Your Time, Take a Stand — Own Up

When It's Your Time, Take a Stand — Own Up

What do you do when you mess up?

Ron Rose reminds us to own our mistakes, stand up, and look for God's presence to carry us going forward.

Of All the Stupid Things

Of All the Stupid Things

What is the dumbest thing you've ever done?

Russ Lawson shares a humorous story about eating off his dog's plate, getting the flu, and also dealing with his own stupid actions in his spiritual life and in his relationships.

Glue Lines and a Pink Lamp

Glue Lines and a Pink Lamp

How do you put a shattered life back together?

Phil Ware talks about a broken horse figurine and a shattered pink lamp and how God not only forgives, but also purifies us.

The Britney Spears in Your Life

The Britney Spears in Your Life

Would you be willing to help Britney if you could?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that while we may not know Britney Spears, we do know someone like her and we need to ask if we are willing to be a friend to these people?

Don't Let Failure Be Final

Don't Let Failure Be Final

How long has it been since you tried to do it again?

Mike Barres talks about a real mess he made when he tried to cook when his wife was pregnant, but he tries again 28 years later to see if he can do it -- and does, reminding us to not quit with a failure.

I Never Make Misakes

I Never Make Misakes

So how perfect are you?

Russ Lawson reminds us that we are imperfect, that we make mistakes, and that God forgives those mistakes and makes us perfect in his sight if we will try to live for him.

The Judging Business

The Judging Business

What right do we have to pass judgement on anyone else?

God wants us to be humble, but he doesn't want to get down on ourselves or judge ourselves or anyone else, he chose us and will us to his glory.

Weighed Down

Weighed Down

What are you trying to carry around with you that is hindering you?

Most of us are trying to carry around things that don't matter very much and they are weighing us down from doing what God wants!

To My Fellow Perfectionists

To My Fellow Perfectionists

Irritated with that little mistake you made?

Trying to be a perfectionist is not only hard, but it is wrong for you.