Articles Tagged 'Worship'

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I Doubt It: The Well

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!'

Marketplace Ministry

Marketplace Ministry

What are you going to do with this third of your life?

Brian McCutchen reminds us that 1/3 of our life is spent working so we need to be aware that God doesn't have us where we are by accident.

Let the Show... End!

Let the Show... End!

Why is it so hard to do things quietly and without drawing attention to ourselves

Tom Norvell reminds us that true piety is about quiet, anonymous, kind acts of service and generosity for others done to honor God and not ourselves.

Worship Is a Lifestyle

Worship Is a Lifestyle

It's not a Sunday morning deal we make with God!

Brian McCutchen talks about worship and how it must be a daily part of our lives or it is not real worship like the early Christians shared and lived.

Building a Culture of Honor: Final Reflections

Building a Culture of Honor: Final Reflections

How in the world do we use Scripture to build a culture of honor?

Phil Ware finishes his series on building a culture of honor by focusing on Jesus and his birth and the awful way Herod misuses Scripture and worship.

Falling at His Feet

Falling at His Feet

What do all these events in Jesus' life have in common?

Phil Ware continues his series on Luke 8 and 9 and this week he focuses on what each of these events has in common -- in each one, someone falls at the feet of Jesus.

Finding Our Center when Our World Is Shaken

Finding Our Center when Our World Is Shaken

How do we understand the importance of worship in such a crazy world?

Rick Brown reminds us that in the middle of our chaotic world and the catastrophic things that have happened recently, worship still brings us into the presence of God and gives us a reason to go on!

What is Core: Worship

What is Core: Worship

Why do we put so much emphasis on worship in the box and not in our everyday lives?

Phil Ware finishes his series on What is Core by talking about worship and the importance of meeting together in big and small groups, but also living out the life God has called us to lead, being a reflection of the righteous character and gracious compa

Looking for Jesus at Christmas

Looking for Jesus at Christmas

Whatever happened to the reason for the season?

Rick Brown talks about Jesus not just missing from the nativity, but also from Christmas and from our lives and yet we can use this time to restore him to his rightful place in our lives.

Getting Our Worship Cart out of the Ditch

Getting Our Worship Cart out of the Ditch

So how are we to worship?

Phil Ware continues his series on The Story this week focusing on David and Uzzah and the Ark of God.

Everything in Its Time and Place

Everything in Its Time and Place

Every get out of balance?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that there is a time for everything as long as it is kept in its place and we remain balanced in our lives with the correct priorities.

The Ember

The Ember

Will you let the fire go out?

Russ Lawson shares with us having to miss church because of weather and how much we need each other to keep the fire alive!

The Scattered Church

The Scattered Church

How is the church like manure?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that the church is sent, scattered, meant to infiltrate and penetrate the world and make a difference.

Living for Just One!

Living for Just One!

Will you live all of life as worship, or just a few hours per wek?

Phil Ware asks what we should wear to worship God and challenges us to see all of life as sacred space!

SH!FT my Life: LIVE_holy

SH!FT my Life: LIVE_holy

What is my life really about?

Phil Ware continues his series on Shift My Life and talks about what it means to live holy!

An Encouraging Place?

An Encouraging Place?

So why do we get together, anyway?

Brian McCutchen looks at the principles of Hebrews 10:24-25 and reminds us that the assembly, the church gatherings, must be about encouragement.

C2K - Go Smaller to Go Deeper

C2K - Go Smaller to Go Deeper

Why worry about this smaller thing?

Phil Ware talks about our need to go deeper into the will of Jesus by getting with a group with whom we can grow and follow Jesus.

C2K - Mission Minded

C2K - Mission Minded

You ready to reach out?

Phil Ware talks about being mission-minded and outreach oriented and not letting other cultures, languages, ethnicities, races, or differences block us from sharing Jesus.

Re: Vision 2020

Re: Vision 2020

What do we see when we look at how the early church met?

Phil Ware talks about the public and house-to-house size gatherings that the early church used to grow and take care of itself.

SpiritFire: God's Dwelling Place

SpiritFire: God's Dwelling Place

Who is alive in you?

Phil Ware continues his series on SpiritFire focusing on our bodies being the Temple of God in which God lives by His Holy Spirit.

Gratitude that Costs Us Something

Gratitude that Costs Us Something

How can we be thankful without doing something significant?

Patrick Odum talks about gratitude and thankfulness for the grace we have received and all the blessings we have in Christ and in life.

Unrestrained Joy

Unrestrained Joy

When's the last time you jumped up and down for joy?

Tom Norvell talks about a returning soldier being greeted by unrestrained joy by his wife and children and asked when was the last time you did that with God.

Where's the Power?

Where's the Power?

What happened to the power Jesus promise?

Phil Ware continues the LifeWORDS series and focuses on Jesus' promise to send the power of the Holy Spirit to empower the church.

What the Dying Reveal to Us about the Trinity

What the Dying Reveal to Us about the Trinity

How can we see movement in stillness?

Scott Owings shares how his work in hospice chaplaincy has helped him appreciate the things that the dying can teach us, especially about the difficult concept of the Trinity.

Worship in the Real World

Worship in the Real World

Why is it so easy to draw this line?

Phil Ware reminds us that there should be no line between sacred and secular for followers of Jesus.