Tag Archives: character

Merge With Care


Over the last few months, in what ways have you seen your faith and everyday life become more “mixed”? How has that changed you? How has it challenged you? Here’s one more question: How have others in your life—both Christian … Continue reading

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Standing in the Truth


When has God seemed far away? What helped you—or would have helped you—be faithful during that time? How did you get through that time, and looking back, how did you grow? If you haven’t faced a time when it’s been … Continue reading

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The D-Word (Discipline)


Got a bag of M&Ms or potato chips? Go get a candy or chip one right now—but only one. Then we’ll talk. Ready? Good. Last Wednesday, we looked at what it takes to commit ourselves to pursuing the better things … Continue reading

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Loving What’s REALLY Good


There’s a very revealing scene in the movie Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, as Harry encounters the Mirror of Erised. Watch it here and the first couple minutes of here, then consider: • What do you think of Dumbledore’s … Continue reading

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Following Jesus to Work


Think of the last sports competition you watched where there was a questionable call, or the last story you read involving some kind of cheating scandal. How did watching or reading about it make you feel—especially if it involved your … Continue reading

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For the Love of Money


What’s one snack or other food you regularly craved as a kid? For me it was Buitoni Instant Pizza. (Sorry, this was the only image I could find — on a Facebook fan site, no less.) Well, any pizza. And … Continue reading

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Address Your Stress


When have you felt like you’ve had more things thrown at you than you could handle? How do you normally respond when that happens? Not all stress is bad. But when it costs us life with God, we have a … Continue reading

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