Articles Tagged 'Us' (Page 2)

What is CORE: Training

Our practice of omitting from the Lord's Great Commission is more likely based on our preference for the attractional model of doing church.

Phil Ware continues his series on What is CORE focusing on the training -- teaching to obey -- element of the Great Commission.

What is CORE: Baptizing

God has given us a way to experience the saving work Jesus' death, burial, and resurrection.

Phil Ware continues his series on "What is CORE" by talking about baptism and why it is important.

The Hand of Hope

To see the despair without the grace is suicidal. To see the grace without the despair is upper room futility But to see them both is conversion.

Max Lucado reminds us that God's grace shows up for us daily in the nail-scarred hands that Jesus uses to rescue us and work with us through his presence in our lives.

What is CORE: Going

True disciples of the Lord haven't stopped going ever since Jesus commanded it!

Phil Ware continues his series on "What is CORE" by focusing on Jesus' final and intentional last command to make disciples of all nations, and emphasizes the first process of doing that: GOING!

What IS CORE: Make Disciples!

When I die, my prayer is that Jesus will tell me that my life has honored his final command with even more passion and purpose. How about you?

Phil Ware continues his series on "What is CORE" by focusing on Jesus' final and intentional last command to make disciples of all nations.

What Is Core: Believing

What is most important for us to believe and do as disciples of Jesus, today?

Phil Ware begins a series of messages on what is core, or what is at the heart of what we must believe and do to be true disciples of Jesus, today.

What Is CORE? Jesus!

How do we know what passages of Scripture are most essential?

Phil Ware stops at the mid-point in his series on What is CORE to review and look forward to what is ahead.

Which Way Will I Run?

Will I run in faith to follow the Jesus of the empty tomb even if it means I have to follow him to a cross of my own?

James Nored and Phil Ware share in video, words, and images some of the many reasons Christians have to believe that Jesus was raised from the dead and is Lord, Christ, Jesus, and Son of God!

Leaving the Past, Living the Kingdom

How can I escape my past?

Paul Faulkner reminds us that we need to live for the present to help others and keep our focus on the matters of the Kingdom rather than let our lives get filled with regret for the past.

The Narrow Way Is Not About Narrow Thinking!

These followers are not what they used to be and not yet what they are going to be... they are learners.

Ron Rose is back at Black Rifle Coffee, and God is in the room inviting people to walk with Jesus in the narrows!

Eternity: Beyond Separation to Hope

When this life-altering grief and separation invade our worlds, we are left with many challenges, some seem insurmountable.

Gene Vance shares insights from his book, 'Transition to Eternity' to help us find great hope and anticipation of Eternity with Jesus!

I Doubt It: Never Die

Can Jesus really promise us that we will never die?

Phil Ware continues his "I Doubt It" series focused today on Jesus' promise to Mary that those who believe in him will never die.

Raise Up Many Disciples

Becoming a great rabbi was the highest goal possible, and just to be a disciple of a famous rabbi was an honor.

Dr. Lois Tverberg shares great insights on the meaning of discipleship and a disciple based on their meaning in Jesus' Jewish culture.

I Doubt It: I AM, Don't Be Afraid

Maybe the goal in life is not to arrive at our goals, but to invite Jesus into the journey and let him get us where we need to be.

Phil Ware continues his series called "I Doubt It" and this week focuses on Jesus coming to his closest followers through the storm when they were exhausted, afraid, and uncertain.

I Doubt It: You Feed Them

Will we hold a miracle in our hands? My experience says, “Yes!”

Phil Ware continues his series on 'I Doubt it' focusing this week on Jesus' challenge to the apostles to feed the five thousand.

We Were Made for This!

There are a million little moments that really matter, and you DO have what it takes to give.

Melissa Troyer shares her heart about the strength, faith, and love that it takes to get through hard things and hard times together.

Joseph, My Hero

Joseph was a strong man of faith with qualities much like God: a man of righteous character, gracious compassion, and faithful loving-kindness

Phil Ware uses this Father's Day to remind us of the man God chose to be daddy to Jesus -- Joseph the Carpenter -- and his greatness despite being overlooked by many who love Jesus!

I Doubt It: The Well

Phil Ware invites us to join a weary woman who is all alone at the well in the middle of her daily grind and whose life was changed by a divine encounter!.

Phil Ware continues his series on Jesus and series of encounters where people say to him or heard him and thought, 'I doubt it!'

I Doubt It: The Delivery Room

If Nicodemus needed grace despite all his religious accomplishments and his genuinely God-seeking heart, then we desperately need grace, too.

Phil Ware continues his series on 'I Doubt It' by talking about Jesus' encounter with Nicodemus and his need to be born of God, from above, born again.

I Doubt it: Stepping Out of the Boat

Jesus didn't give up on Peter and his 'little faith' and he won't give up on us!

Phil Ware reminds us that it is not the storm or our "little faith" that is the problem: it's losing sight of Jesus!

In the Power of the Spirit

We can't help it: we live where we look!

Phil Ware continues his series on the Holy Spirit focusing on Jesus and our need for Jesus to be the transforming presence in our lives.

Help Is Here!

No more carrying weight you were not intended to bear.

Max Lucado's reminder, and new book, that because of God, and the work of the HOly Spirit, we are not alone and our help is here!

Once for Him, Once for Us!

Jesus is my beloved Son. What he says not only pleases me, but it is my fullest truth.

Phil Ware reminds us that God said almost exactly the same words to his Son twice, yet he spoke the first time to affirm his Son and the second time to let us know we must listen to the Son.

Real Peace

Do you know peace in your life?

Do you know peace in your life? Or, do you find your days filled with conflict? Are you often belligerent and contentious with those around you? Find real peace in Jesus.

The Lord is Near

The Lord longs to be near us when we feel most alone, especially in our last journey through the valley of shadows.

Phil Ware reminds us that in our darkest times the Lord, our good Shepherd, wants to be near us and make his presence known to us.