Articles Tagged 'Time' (Page 2)

Closing Time

Sooner or later you have to say good bye, but what does good bye really mean?

Phil Ware finishes the third in a series of posts that focus on the 2014 July mission trip to Lima, Peru and Sagrada Familia children's home and he focuses on the last day of saying good bye and welcoming new children into the family of God.

Those First 5 Years

Let's be sure and not let those crucial years slip by us!

Terese Bell Kindred reminds mothers and grandmothers of the importance of a child's and grandchild's first five years of life and the urgency of making a God impression on them while we can.

It Starts with Mission

Where do you begin to find a new preacher, pastor, or minister?

Tim Woodroof begins a series of articles by Interim Ministry Partners on discovering a congregation's mission by talking about how churches want to find someone to fill the pulpit in a hurry when they first need to discover who they are and what their mis

In olden Times It Was Different

Nostalgia isn't what it used to be

Don't dwell on the past. Don't despair about the present. Look to the future and know that God is going to do wonderful things. And let that fill you with hope.

What My broken Clock Taught Me about Time

A broken clock reminded me that time is not about how it is measured.

We expend quite a bit of energy measuring time. It is not really important how much time we have, but rather what we do with it.

How Are You Spending Time?

So what are you investing in?

Rubel Shelly reminds us of the value of small increments of time used wisely to make an eternal difference by doing the small things in the lives of others that bless, encourage, and support them.

Worthwhile Things Take Time!

Perseverance, not slow and steady, wins the race!

Rubel Shelly reminds us of the missing virtue of persistence -- endurance and perseverance mixed with consistency and integrity.

'In Jesus' Name, All Girls!'

Sometimes when kids get it wrong, they get it right!

Russ Lawson reminds us that kids can say something wrongly, but at the same time remind us of greater truth.

It Is Time

So how long are you going to wait?

Tom Norvell challenges us a week into the New Year to get about doing the work of God because it is time!

Days, Calendars, and Time

Leap year and the Mayan calendar. What do they really say about time... and how we use it?

Leap year appears to have an extra day. The Mayan calendar has some people wondering if time as we know it is about to end. How much time do we have left and how do we use it?

What Would You Say?

What in the world is love at last sight?

Phil Ware shares the four ways two are made into one in marriage: socially, physically, emotionally, and spiritually.

If the Shoe Fits

Are you chosen?

Phil Ware continues his series of reflections based on his Sagrada Familia mission trip to the orphans of The Community.

Let Us Thank Him

God is great, so what are we going to do about it?

Rubel Shelly reminds us to be thankful for even the most simple things, including our meal and the gift of food and fellowship over table.

Too Much, Too Many, & Too Little

What do you do when there you find yourself in the

Tom Norvell reminds us that there is simply too much, too many, and too little.

Sometimes Some Things Don't Change

What do you do when you don't know what to do?

Tom Norvell reminds us that there are many things in our lives that may not change, so in those times we need to be sure and lean on the Lord and trust in his grace to sustain us.

Reboot

Take time to reboot and let God do the rest with you.

Patrick Odum reminds us of the importance to rest, to have a Sabbath, to reboot.

A Simple Phone Call

Isn't it amazing the difference one simple phone call can make?

Tom Norvell talks about a phone call he received on his 57th birthday from an old friend and mentor and how special and important it was to him.

Living Abundantly

Have you found it?

Tom Norvell talks about living life abundantly, with urgency, a recognition that life is short, and that we may only have the opportunity to do some things once.

A New Normal

What are you going to do in the new financial environment?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that the economic times, especially the financial downturn, gives us an opportunity to learn new things and establish new values, more biblical values, in our approach to consumption, greed, and ownership.

Just Part of the Job

A brain injury and a call for the maintenance man?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that the real challenge is to be resourceful and take our meager resources and big challenges and put them in the hands of the Living God.

Don't Let the Grass Grow Here!

Where does your private path lead?

Danny Sims talks about having a well worn path to the place of prayer because we are so close to God!

Just a Second

Did you realize that somebody gave you more time?

We need to have an eternal perspective on things. Our lives here are finite, but God offers life without end.

Pessimism: Its Mistaken Perspective

What is there to gain by pessimism in any of its disguises?

Rubel Shelly deals with the seemingly unending pessimism in human ways.

Steering through the Storms

How are you going to find your way through the mess?

Rubel Shelly talks about how we can navigate through the economic and political storms and also reminds us that adversity is the opportunity for new beginnings.

At Just the Right Time!

What time is it in your life?

Tom Norvell reminds us that God saved us through grace in Jesus at just the right time and has intervened in our lives at just the right time over and over again.