Articles Tagged 'Words' (Page 2)

Beauty in Silence

What can be said without words?

Rubel Shelly remembers famed mime Marcel Marceau and how the silence is powerful and helps us hear, especially hear the voice of God.

Consider Your Words

How many words are too many words?

Tom Norvell makes a short and simple point about not using too many words.

Something Better Than a Critic

Isn't there anything nice to say?

Rubel Reminds us that there are nearly always good things to say about others if we will look and most folks need something kind and encouraging said to them.

Can Words Have Authority?

Can anyone actually speak with real authority today?

Russ Lawson reminds us that while some words are balderdash and came to us through crazy circumstances, Jesus words are the opposite: he speaks with real authority.

The Staying Power of Our Words

Why do some of these things stick in our heads for so long?

Katha Winther reminds us of the weird and yet powerful staying power of many of our words and reminds us to use them to be a blessing to others.

Words, Words, Words

Looking to put the spin on something, then learn from this!

Paul Faulkner reminds us of the awesome power of words and our human ability to use them to distort the truth and anger God.

I Take It Back

Sometimes we wish we could put the genie back into the bottle!

Tom Norvell reminds us about the nature of regrets and the wish we hadn't done what we've done, so he encourages us to live life differently.

Divorce and Stress in Children

How can we help our children long-term?

Paul Faulkner reminds us that divorce causes stress on our children and creates a legacy that impacts their lives, so we need to learn to love each other in words and actions.

Rhythms of Grace

What if the day begins at a different time than we think?

Phil Ware challenges us to re-look at how we define the day and when it begins by looking at Genesis 1 and the rhythm of creation and see that God has blessed us with rest before work.

Now is the Time

How long do you really think you have?

Paul has a scare while tending his goats and it makes him realize the urgency of now, of doing the things today that need to be done and saying the things that need to be said right now.

Words and the Internet

How long will what you have written actually live?

Our language and speech lives on long after we do, and the Internet is a reminder of just how far and wide such things can go.

With the Help of Friends

What do you do when you can't do it alone.

We need to be accountable and get the support of friends.

A Word to the Wise

Are your words few?

We shouldn't need many words to hear or to speak.

A Mom Takes Her Stand

What's a mom to do?

A mom reminds us how to use a gentle answer to deal with a difficult problem.

Too Many Words

Fearful words for any preacher to hear!

We must guard against using too many words!

Be Polite to All People

Whatever happened to plain ol' Christian courtesy?

As Christians, we must learn to be polite people, even though politeness and courtesy is disappearing in our modern society.