The “butterfly effect” is the idea that little things can have big consequences. We must be willing to accept that all of our choices
Leadership involves sacrifice. This scene from the movie Cinderella Man shows what personal sacrifice looks like
In his article, “A ‘Different’ Kind of Church…’, Dave Terpstra observes that marketing techniques are frequently entering the church
Have you ever been asked to describe yourself in three words, or even in just one? A question like this is often used in job interviews,
Imagine a pot of water, full to the brim, boiling on the stove. The water in the pot goes through several stages of heat before it starts to spill
Children have the uncanny ability to express the most sincere and basic reactions to what we might perceive as an insincere and complicated world.
You don’t need to make a huge move or change in order to begin living in the purpose that God has for you right now.
It can be uncomfortable to be confronted by someone who is hurting or has an obvious need, but it only takes one leader to change the dynamic of a conversation or interaction.
We must allow ourselves to fully experience and traverse the journey of grief, anger, or confusion in the wake of trauma, while also keeping ourselves open to the will and timing of God.
There are times when our own vision is not aligned with what God actually wants to do in a human heart or situation.
Are you preaching on forgiveness? Check out these great illustration ideas that bring biblical truths to life through word pictures, stories, and everyday examples.
Sometimes before you can get to “the point,” you have to meet the need first. Professor Nathan Alexander did just that when a student arrived, baby in tow, because the father didn’t have childcare.
C.S. Lewis wrote,“The great thing, if one can, is to stop regarding all the unpleasant things as interruptions of one’s ‘own,’ or ‘real’ life.
It is simple to talk about faith through the fire, but are we equipping ourselves now with the determination and willingness to advance His Kingdom when the heat is applied.
Everyone has a desire to belong and be accepted. Feelings of isolation and loneliness are common for those with a disability. A caring friend can be a lifeline.
Jesus’ physical, mental, and spiritual exhaustion did not damper his determination to remain faithful to God’s will.
To love and serve others you have to be willing to be interrupted. Dietrich Bonhoeffer wrote, “We must be ready to allow ourselves to be interrupted by God.
How many of you still have a tea kettle in your place of residence? What is interesting about a tea kettle is the way it whistles when the tea has reached
Have you ever been fishing? Patience is a key virtue to good fishermen. It’s hard to be a good fisherman and have “fisherman’s ADD.”
When we think about a shepherd and sheep, we have to think of an arid environment, like modern-day Palestine, and not the lush green fields