Articles Tagged 'Surprise'

Refuse to Make Jesus Boring

Refuse to Make Jesus Boring

How can we make the message of life so boringly predictable?

Phil Ware begins a series of 5 messages on Inviting Jesus to church; this one focuses on not making the message of Jesus boring.

Prayer and Mission

Prayer and Mission

So if they didn't and couldn't, how dare we?

Mark Frost continues the series on discovering your mission before finding your minister with the Interim Ministry Partners team and he focuses on prayer.

Let's Talk about Ducks!

Let's Talk about Ducks!

Have you said your duck prayer lately?

Rubel Shelly reminds us to live life expecting it to be an adventure with Jesus in which we are surprised and learn new things again and again.

An Amazing Find

An Amazing Find

Finding more than we are looking for!

Russ Lawson talks about the origin of the word serendipity and asks how we will use these blessings in our lives?

Find the Plot to Your Dots

Find the Plot to Your Dots

Can you tell what God is doing?

Ron Rose shares a very personal story about his daughter and her husband and their grandchildren and an adoption and reminds us of car games when he was a child.

Play Misty for Me

Play Misty for Me

What does the mist look like in your life?

Patrick Odum reminds us of the mistiness of life and reminds us to live with a sense of urgency and also anticipation of resurrection and joy.

Don't Just Wish It!

Don't Just Wish It!

Ever gotten past just wishing for something?

Ron Rose talks about a real Secret Santa or two and reminds us that we can be a blessing to others and be one too.

On Tiptoe!

On Tiptoe!

I wonder what it was like when the angel learned he would bring the news?

Whether Christmas comes on December 25 or not doesn't really matter, what does matter is that Jesus came and the angels declared it and that we celebrate it with great joy.

Do We Hurt the Ones We Love?

Do We Hurt the Ones We Love?

Is living throwing you nothing but curve balls?

Life is full of all sorts of problems and curve balls: how we handle them determins our real faith.

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A "Lucky" Break

Sometimes when things look worst, God is working to make something good~

Sometimes our worst moments are exactly the moments when God surprises us with joy.

Surprise!

Surprise!

Won't it be such a great surprise party?

Going to heaven must be like arriving at your own surprise party and seeing all the people you love.

Found Things

Found Things

What have you found lately?

Finding things no one else sees is great, but being found by God is better.

Rain of Grace

Rain of Grace

Have you had a little shower in your life lately?

Sometimes an unexpected rain, a gift of grace, is just what is most needed to keep on keeping on.