Articles Tagged 'Teach'

Why I'm not Teaching My Three-Year-Old to Read

Why I'm not Teaching My Three-Year-Old to Read

I remember being alarmed at her early disinterest in learning... or at least what we think of as learning.

Jordan Harrell shares wise words for moms on this Mother's Day reminding us what we should most value in our children.

Upside-Down Kingdom

Upside-Down Kingdom

Our groups and our churches must be the arenas where Jesus' upside-down kingdom comes to life.

Phil Ware shares Jesus' teaching that is upside-down to the world around us in terms of status, wealth, power, position, achievement, and importance.

Indescribable

Indescribable

Wow! What a precious addition to our Christmas with these boys. We hope to do something like this every year.

Phil Ware shares a quick thank you for all who have donated and then focuses on establishing a new tradition of teaching his grandchildren to share what they have with others.

I Will Believe for You Until You Can Believe for Yourself

I Will Believe for You Until You Can Believe for Yourself

During times of cascading badness, friends sometimes need to believe for those caught in the crush of seriously bad stuff.

Phil Ware reminds us of Mark's story about Jesus and the four friends who dug a hole in the roof to get their buddy to Jesus.

Keeping My Eyes on the Prize

Keeping My Eyes on the Prize

God isn't after change, that happens all the time: God wants transformation!

Phil Ware continues his series on Jesus and transformation and focuses today on our walking with Jesus each day in the gospels and learning his words and talking with him and taking on on his character and compassion as the Spirit transforms us.

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.

Vanishing Friendship

Vanishing Friendship

What are you going to do to stem the loss of friendship in your life?

Rubel Shelly talks about the repeated and consistent loss of friends and friendship in American culture and how we can combat it.

Unworthy and Under-qualified

Unworthy and Under-qualified

How are we ever going to find anyone to help serve?

Phil Ware shares the first in a series of messages on Nehemiah called "Doing God's Work with Dirty Hands" and focuses on our willingness to be useable and moldable and trusting in the LORD's great power.

Be Careful Where You Build

Be Careful Where You Build

Not every foundation is the same!

If we build our lives on the teachings of Jesus, we'll have a solid foundation that will see us through even the hardest times. If we choose to build somewhere else, we may very well find ourselves with a life that can't stand up to life's trials.

Beyond the sacred Page

Beyond the sacred Page

How can Jesus be real to me and not just someone I read about on the pages of the Bible?

Phil Ware continues his series on The Yearning, our need and desire and longing for Jesus to be real to us and close to us and experienceable in our daily lives.

Teach Them Diligently

Teach Them Diligently

Do you need help in finding ways to teach your children about God?

The responsibility for teaching the children about God lay with the parents, and while reinforcing repeated who God was and what God had done, the process also became a continual reminder to the parents as well.

Prayer: Warrior or Weakling?

Prayer: Warrior or Weakling?

Does prayer feel like sand getting kicked in your face?

Rick Brown reminds us that prayer begins simply, and in the process fo growing we all end up developing and growing in our prayer life.

Learning to Live the Life God Blesses

Learning to Live the Life God Blesses

So how does this all fit with prayer?

Rick Brown leads us to see prayer in a fresh way, but also the way of Jesus.

Writing on Tablets

Writing on Tablets

So what are you writing on?

Stacy Voss talks about writing and also writing on the hearts of her children.

Our Legacy

Our Legacy

What are we leaving behind?

Donna Ware shares insight into raising children to leave a legacy of faith.

Everything on the Line

Everything on the Line

What would you do in your last moments with those you love?

Phil Ware continues his series on the unpredictable Savior and reminds us of the upper room discourses where Jesus demonstrates and teaches what is most important to him to those who are most important to him, his disciples, his friends, those he loves.

A Manger, A Cross, and an Empty Tomb

A Manger, A Cross, and an Empty Tomb

How could it happen like this?

Bill Sherrill reminds us that the manger and the promises given to Mary would make the Cross seem impossible to understand until the empty tomb and the resurrection brought back the praise the angels gave on the day he was born.

Beautiful Feet: Go!

Beautiful Feet: Go!

So how beautiful are your feet?

Phil Ware continues his four message series on Jesus' last words which must be our first priority.

Last Words: First Priority

Last Words: First Priority

Are we listening to what Jesus said?

Phil Ware begins a series of messages on the Great Commission and Jesus' last words which must be our first priority.

Leaving the Classroom and Living the Life

Leaving the Classroom and Living the Life

Sooner or later, we have to leave school and start living what we know!

Rick Brown talks about discipleship being more than sitting and learning, it involves going and doing.

GO_fearlessly

GO_fearlessly

Is this outside your EEZ?

Phil Ware completes the shift series with the theme of going fearlessly, and focuses on sharing our hope and following the Great Commission.

Compassionate People

Compassionate People

Compassion employees are actually compassionate people, too.

I never imagined to be so deeply moved by another group of people: the employees of Compassion.

Making a Difference?

Making a Difference?

Can't we save some?

Phil Ware continues his series on light on the dark side of the mountain reminding us the need for men and women of God to step up and be counted.

Big Rocks

Big Rocks

How are you going to get everything in?

Patrick Odum talks about our big rocks have to go into the bottle first.

I'll Take My Two Talents!

I'll Take My Two Talents!

How much is enough?

Lisa Mikitarian talks about the parable of the talents and learning to focus on using what we have and not saying, "If only"