Rubel Shelly writes about potholes, discouragement, disappointments, pain, grief, wounds that occur in our lives and how they are part of the fabric of life and necessary to develop our character.
08/23/2011 by Rubel Shelly
Russ Lawson shares a humorous story about eating off his dog's plate, getting the flu, and also dealing with his own stupid actions in his spiritual life and in his relationships.
09/06/2010 by Russ Lawson
Rubel Shelly tells a funny story about a sad situation and reminds us to help each other carry our burdens.
04/12/2010 by Rubel Shelly
Phil Ware shares some insight and background on James the brother of Jesus and how he disbelieved, but came to faith.
03/25/2010 by Phil Ware
Rubel Shelly reminds us of our need to restrain our urge to speak too quickly and compares that to a new gmail feature called undo send
04/16/2009 by Rubel Shelly
Phil Ware lets us journey with James, the half brother of Jesus, through the cross and resurrection to find our way to hope and confidence about our future.
04/12/2009 by Phil Ware
Joe Beam answers the reader's question about having a good marriage again after all the hurt and sinfulness?
03/19/2009 by Joe Beam
Rick Reynolds shares solid advice on how to survive an affair.
03/12/2009 by Rick Reynolds
Phil Ware continues his series on experiencing God and focuses on experiencing God through Jesus in community with all of its challenges and opportunities.
01/12/2009 by Phil Ware
Mike Barres challenges us with a powerful example of climbing Mt. Everest and compares it with having a great church experience but not being concerned with people.
07/20/2008 by Mike Barres
Rubel Shelly reminds us that Superman isn't really a model of a hero because he didn't have to worry about anything, but those of us who are mortal need heroes like Jesus and you!
05/27/2008 by Rubel Shelly
Tom Norvell reminds us that broken hearts hurt and we often wish we could be dead, but that God stays close to us.
04/27/2008 by Tom Norvell
Tom Norvell reminds us of the power of trusting God and putting our faith in his unfailing love.
01/20/2008 by Tom Norvell
Rubel Shelly talks about ancient cities and how they needed walls and how we need self-control today.
01/05/2008 by Rubel Shelly
Tom Norvell reminds us and prays for us to find rest from our weariness in the Lord.
11/11/2007 by Tom Norvell
Ron Rose reminds us that God is our Shepherd and he will comfort us, even during those awful times in the valley of the shadow of death.
09/29/2007 by Ron Rose
Paul Faulkner reminds us that God can bring something good out of our grief and trials.
09/28/2007 by Paul Faulkner
Paul Faulkner reminds us of the preciousness of the church and how we must not criticize each other.
08/03/2007 by Paul Faulkner
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.
06/08/2007 by Paul Faulkner
Rubel Shelly reflects on the declining number of divorces per population since the 80's and talks about the importance of preparation and commitment in making a marriage work.
06/04/2007 by Rubel Shelly
Letting a child go is a scary thing and when they hurt or they are killed or they go through a traumatic experience, it awful for the parent, so all we can do is ask that God be present and real for them.
04/28/2007 by Tom Norvell
The Devil is a lion and we let him into our kitchens, our homes, by treating temptation as a little kitten rather than a roaring lion wanting to devour us.
02/28/2007 by Byron Ware
With an onslaught of bad things happening over the last several weeks, Russ is holding on to hope and faith in God and the steadfast love of the Father.
11/04/2006 by Russ Lawson
We need to vent our anger appropriately with a Christian friend before we lose control and the whole things blows up on us and those around us.
10/25/2006 by Katha Winther
Christian people can be ugly and ungrateful, but we must be like Jesus in both the way we use our speech and the way we forgive others who are hateful and ungrateful.
10/23/2006 by Phil Ware