Articles Tagged 'Women'

All in the Family

All in the Family

When God chose to come into our world through a child, he chose a family line that was every bit as messed up as our world.

Phil Ware is using December to remind us how to welcome Jesus during this special time and what Jesus' coming means for each of us.

No Fear Here!

No Fear Here!

Do we let love drive out our fear, or are we still holding back?

Phil Ware reminds us what we know, but often don't practice; our love must have no barriers.

A Forgotten, but Necessary, Grace of Jesus

A Forgotten, but Necessary, Grace of Jesus

Should we be surprised that so many call themselves Christians but never live for Jesus?

Phil Ware shares a passion on his heart about the way we have privatized and personalize conversion and salvation that eliminates the necessary grace of Jesus' community, family, and spiritual community.

Defying ISIS: #togESTHER

Defying ISIS: #togESTHER

What we can do to help!

Ann Voskamp on going to Iraq and meeting with those who have lost so much to ISIS and she calls us to wake up and do something

The Gift We Really Need

The Gift We Really Need

So watcha asking for this Christmas?

Cathy Messecar reminds us what we need most at Christmas and that only God can give us what humanity and our broken world cannot give.

Postscript Praise

Postscript Praise

This time the treasure is in the details!

Phil Ware finishes his short series on the value of women to God and to the early church.

The Women

The Women

Who stood by Jesus while all his apostles failed him?

Phil Ware continues his series on the importance of women to God and to the early church and focuses on the "The Women" Luke refers to as standing by Jesus in his Passion, crucifixion, burial, resurrection, and pouring out the Spirit at Pentecost and how

Too Familiar to Feel the Bite?

Too Familiar to Feel the Bite?

Sometimes we miss the truth because we are too familiar with what we think we know!

Phil Ware continues his series on the way God values women and expresses this in Scripture and also against the grain of culture.

Co-heirs with Christ

Co-heirs with Christ

Paul blows away the confusion and declares us all equally heirs of God's promise!

Phil Ware continues his series on the way God values a woman and how Pentecost begins a new humanity that is to work itself out in the life of Jesus' people, the church.

Of Sacred Value

Of Sacred Value

What really is the fault line in our culture's view of women?

Phil Ware continues his thoughts on the value of women in our culture.

Writing Love in the Dust

Writing Love in the Dust

What in the world did Jesus actually write?

Phil Ware reflects on the Ray Rice debacle and speaks about Jesus' encounter with the teachers of the law and the Pharisees and a woman caught in the very act of adultery.

What Women Need to Say to Each Other to Shatter the Dark

What Women Need to Say to Each Other to Shatter the Dark

Who determines my worth as a daughter of the King?

Ann Voskamp looks at her daughters, remembers her own journey, and reminds all women that it is God, our Father, who determines the worth of a woman, not a mirror, not the media, and not our own doubts and self-deprecations.

Yardsticks: How the hidden Dangers of Comparison Are Killing Us and Our Daughters

Yardsticks: How the hidden Dangers of Comparison Are Killing Us and Our Daughters

Have we turned our yardsticks into swords?

Ann Voskamp reminds women and their daughters about the dangers of comparison and how it belittles the work of God going on in each person we see.

Stop by the Lobby and See My Underwear!

Stop by the Lobby and See My Underwear!

What a strange way to get folks to a display on Memorial Day!

Phillip Morrison remembers a dear friend and patriot and faithful disciple named Bette Johnson.

'In Jesus' Name, All Girls!'

'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.

When the Dude's a Dud?

When the Dude's a Dud?

What are God's people supposed to do in such times?

Phil Ware continues his series called Light on the Dark Side of the Mountain, Old Testament stories where we find God's grace demonstrated in life's most difficult moments and this week focuses upon Deborah and women and courage and faith.

Safety, Beauty, and Power

Safety, Beauty, and Power

When can the destination make you miss the real gem of the trip?

Sarah Stirman talks about a side trip to the beach on a youth sponsored mission trip and the beauty that many missed because they chose the water park over the ocean.

It's About Time

It's About Time

How do you approach things?

Sarah Stirman speaks about common struggles women face and talks about the perspective from which they approach their decisions about these everyday matters.

Go to My Brothers and Tell Them

Go to My Brothers and Tell Them

Who was the first apostle to the apostles?

Phil Ware shares insights into Jesus' appearance to Mary Magdalene and how he commissioned her to go declare his resurrection to his followers.

Who Will Roll Away the Stone

Who Will Roll Away the Stone

Was there any reason to expect a good Sunday?

Bill Sherrill reminds us that even women of great faith can sometimes be lost in the mundane details.

Focus on the Goal

Focus on the Goal

Do you just keep your head down and focus on only what might be dangerous?

Sarah Stirman talks about running and rolling her ankle and how it made her afraid to focus on the goal and see the sights.

Pockets of Dreams

Pockets of Dreams

Want to know how to take a simple dress and change a life?

Susan Sagun shares with Heartlight the innovative way to help children and women in Uganda while at the same time giving a blessing here at home!

Pink Slip

Pink Slip

What kind of slip are you expecting?

Teresa Bell Kindred shares how her daughter missed the dreaded pink slip given to many teachers in Kentucky, but she also reminds us that God doesn't give pink slips.

In Her Voice

In Her Voice

Why did it take so long?

Phil Ware and Teresa Bell Kindred introduce a new feature, a women's blog for Heartlight called "A Kindred Heart."

God on eBay?

God on eBay?

You can find God in the most unusual of places!

Lisa Mikitarian shares with us an experience she had buying New Balance shoes on eBay and how the seller blessed her life in a special way.