Articles Tagged 'View'

Viewing People as Jesus Did!

We can view people in ways that demean their value to God instead of viewing people as Jesus does!

Phil Ware reminds us of the four ways we often view people that are very crass and treats them as less than human, then he compares that to how Jesus views people.

Our Chorus is the Gospel

'The verses are the blues, the chorus is the gospel.'

Patrick Odum picks up a line from a Bruce Springsteen interview and helps us understand the need for being real about our struggles but also celebrating our hope in the gospel.

The Image of God

What a beautiful example of the movement from invisibility to humanity! It is so easy to allow the world to slip by as I attend to my very important tasks.

Jackie Halstead reminds us to view people as Jesus did; unique and valuable because each is made in the image of God.

How Do I View People?

Jesus challenges us to examine the everyday processes that we use to strip away the humanity of those around us and dismiss their value to us.

Phil Ware reminds us how Jesus viewed people and challenged us by his example to view each person as someone in whom the works of God need to be done.

Lifestyle: Connecting Others with Jesus

How we view people impacts our lifestyle

Phil Ware finishes his series on "The Andrew Effect" about connecting people with Jesus by reminding us how Jesus viewed people.

His Hands Will Touch You, Too!

When you see this man, who do you see?

Max Lucado writes about the man born blind in John 9 and reminds us that even though no one else notices us as a person, Jesus does.

Act(s) 1: Scene 2 — Glory Days

Everything seems better than it relaly was.

Mark Frost of Interim Ministry Partners shares the second in his series on Acts and nostalgia and doing the work of God in bringing the Kingdom of God.

Time to Re-prime?

Can a declining church embrace a new mission?

Phil Ware continues the Interim Ministry Partners series on helping declining and aging churches find new life.

Thankful for the Mercies

Here's something you don't want to forget at the table of thanks today!

Rick Brown reminds us to be thankful for God's mercies.

Loving the Person Who Isn't 'One of Us'

Who do you believe is

Rubel Shelly writes about the serious subject of unity and division and the way we view and deal with those who are not one of us.

Mountains or Foothills

Whether something is a mountain or a foothill depends on your perspective.

Perspective determines our perception of reality. Christians view things differently because of our belief in God.

Through God's Eyes

How do I really look?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that our self-perceptions may be totally inaccurate.

C2K - View from the Top

What happened with the talk about the Kingdom of God?

Phil Ware talks about climbing to the top of a mountain and seeing all the beauty that he never realized was there and uses this metaphor to talk about the difference between church and kingdom.

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.

Beyond the Mirror

When you look in the mirror, what do you see?

Phil Ware challenges us to look beyond the cosmetic image we see in the mirror and view ourselves as God does.

A Matter of Perspective

What is your point of view?

Bill Sherrill reflects on family reunions, perspective, being together, and church.

More to Celebrate ...

Is that person really so bad?

Rubel Shelly reminds us of the incredible importance of how we view people.

Lord, Help Me Look Ahead

Why is it so easy to look backward instead of forward?

Tom Norvell talks openly with the Lord about how hard it is to look forward and not backward and push on to the Lord's horizon.

Just Beyond My Vision

As I drove along the highway on the brow of one of the mountains near us, I would occasionally look to my left catching a glimpse of the view. Every-once-in-a-while, there would be a break in the tree line and I could see for miles across the valley below

Tom Norvell shares insight into taking time to really get a vision of what is out there.

If Life Were as Sweet as a Krispy Kreme Doughnut

If you could use a type of food to describe your life, what would it be?

Consider the power of attitude, the idea that how we choose to view life impacts the quality of it.

Your View of God

So what do you mean when you say

Four views of God in today's culture remind us of the basic truth that we all have a hunger to know the Almighty!

Upside-Down World

Are we really seeing things all that clearly?

The abduction and final escape of Natascha from Priklopil, we are given a story about how our viewpoint gets skewed.

Learning to See

When was the last time your really opened your eyes?

We need to open our eyes and view things from a point of view of spiritual reality.