Articles Tagged 'Support'

Hope, Healing, and Help

Hope, Healing, and Help

With so many struggling, each of us has an opportunity to step up and make a difference in the lives of those in deep need!

Phil Ware continues his posts on how to help with the disasters currently plaguing the United States.

Here's Where to Help!

Here's Where to Help!

You can help by donating to folks on the ground who have pledged to handle your gifts honorably.

Phil Ware shares a way to donate to help people in need from Hurricane Harvey.

After the Crowd Has Gone

After the Crowd Has Gone

Thanksgiving is over; so what do we do now as we return to the challenges of life?

Phil Ware reminds us that Jesus gave us a great example on how to deal with the challenges we face after a great thanksgiving feast.

Angels Among Us!

Angels Among Us!

You never know who a stranger is or the special person who is helping you out of an embarrassing mess!

Brian McCutchen reminds us of the special role God has for angels in our lives.

A Circle of Love: Too!

A Circle of Love: Too!

When Jesus' family loves each other, even in our worst moments, we can find ourselves being carried!

Phil Ware takes us back to an old article from twenty years ago about a circle of love and a family that was sustained through tragedy and loss because of the love of friends.

One Another

One Another

We were not made to do life alone.

This is a collection of "one another" passages in the New Testament, and primarily from Paul, that speaks about life together.

A Caution about Criticism

A Caution about Criticism

Some criticism isn't helpful, it is withering, so how do we deal with it?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that unfair criticism is a part of life so we need to rely on our relationship with God to overcome it and we need to not ever become one of those kinds of criticizers.

YOU Matter to God

YOU Matter to God

Sometimes we just need to be reminded that we matter.

Brian McCutchen reminds us that we are known, loved and valued by God.

Fifty Shades of Grace: Submission

Fifty Shades of Grace: Submission

The power of grace, the gift of life in marriage.

Phil Ware continues his series called 50 shades of grace that focuses on the intimacy between a husband and wife in marriage.

Christian Graces

Christian Graces

More Kingdom work is done in hospitals than in church buildings

Dying and death come at inconvenient times, interrupting life. Yet, I have become convinced it is at precisely those times that one can see firsthand Christian Graces. Walking with the real people as death interrupts their living, by listening, preparing

The Thing about Sorrow

The Thing about Sorrow

What can we do when we can't walk in the shoes of another in grief?

Lisa Mikitarian shares from current events and from her own experience about the grief and sorrow those we love face and how to help them -- support them, come alongside of them to support, care, and love them.

Help?

Help?

Do we notice or care?

Phil Ware reminds us to care actively for those suffering violence in the Muslim Spring that has now turned into the violent summer.

Some Things just Matter More!

Some Things just Matter More!

A touching reminder of why we do some very simple, but important things!

Phil Ware shares a recent heart-gripping moment they had with their compassion child from Uganda and what it all means as he remembers a trip from 5 years ago with Compassion Bloggers.

Caught between Glory and Grumbling

Caught between Glory and Grumbling

How in the world did Moses lead in this mess?

Phil Ware continues his series based on The Story and focuses on Moses' leadership and his position as the go between for God in all his glory and the constantly grumbling Israelites!

The Aurora Murders

The Aurora Murders

Shouldn't we look a little deeper than simply saying the same ol' things?

Rubel Shelly offers us some wise words in the face of the Aurora murders.

Is Your Hospital Room Full?

Is Your Hospital Room Full?

Who is going to be with you the next time you, or someone you love, goes into the hospital?

In the most painful time of life, Christians are never alone. They have a community, a family to surround them and care for them.

A Sure-Fire Investment

A Sure-Fire Investment

What are you going to do with today's opportunities?

Rubel Shelly reminds us to invest each day in simple acts of service to others.

No Problema

No Problema

With such an emotional tomorrow, can we stay focused on today?

Phil Ware continues his series on his trip to Sagrada Familia.

Measuring Japan's Tragedy

Measuring Japan's Tragedy

What can we do and what should we do?

Rubel Shelly talks about the disaster in Japan and our need to help.

GIVE Generously?

GIVE Generously?

So what's the grace and privilege we are supposed to find here?

Phil Ware continues his SHIFT series and focuses upon giving generously as a privilege and grace.

Sharing Someone's Load

Sharing Someone's Load

I wonder if they ever got the shoe box back?

Rubel Shelly tells a funny story about a sad situation and reminds us to help each other carry our burdens.

Short-term or Long-term?

Short-term or Long-term?

Will we stick in there or will we bail after a short bit?

Mike Barres stresses the importance of giving consistent, long-term care to help people overcome the mess they currently find themselves in.

Well Done!

Well Done!

Don't you just love to hear the words said to you!

Tom Norvell reminds of how beautiful it will be to hear "Well done!" from the Lord and how important it is for us to say it to each other until his coming.

Every Time I Remember You

Every Time I Remember You

Every time?

Tom Norvell reminds us to express our thanks to those who have blessed our lives and give us joy and thanksgiving when we remember them.

His Strength in My Weakness

His Strength in My Weakness

How can weakness be our moment of greatest strength?

Tom Norvell talks about the overwhelming challenges of trying to minister to people when it is beyond his power or ability and he hears the words of the apostle Paul about God's grace is sufficient and God's power is made perfect in weakness so that when