Sep 23, 2018
Ebed-Melech
Posted by Brent Wood
A Hero is someone who not only recognizes the needs a person may have, but also is empathize in their struggle. Is there someone in a pit you are ignoring?
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  • Sep 23, 2018Ebed-Melech
    Sep 23, 2018
    Ebed-Melech
    Posted by Brent Wood
    A Hero is someone who not only recognizes the needs a person may have, but also is empathize in their struggle. Is there someone in a pit you are ignoring?
  • Sep 16, 2018Esther
    Sep 16, 2018
    Esther
    Posted by Brent Wood
    A hero is someone who recognizes needs, accepts responsibility, seizes opportunities, and makes a difference in the story. Esther is one such hero who stepped out of her comfort zone, stepped into the chaos, and stepped up to the challenge.
  • Sep 9, 2018Living Prayerfully
    Sep 9, 2018
    Living Prayerfully
    Posted by Chris Ruhlen
    The prayer of a righteous person can accomplish much, as James writes. But for us to live the artful life, we must pray with that expectation, instead of offering prayers of convenience. 
  • Sep 2, 2018Living Patiently
    Sep 2, 2018
    Living Patiently
    Posted by Mark Manzer
    For so many of us, waiting on God through struggles is a difficult task. James offers advice on how to live artfully through trials, while maintaining endurance.
  • Aug 26, 2018Living Generously
    Aug 26, 2018
    Living Generously
    Posted by Brent Wood

    It's easy to become consumed with having our needs (and wants) taken care of, but we are also responsible for the needs of others. Living the artful life is learning how to use our resources for the greater good. 

  • Aug 19, 2018Living Presently
    Aug 19, 2018
    Living Presently
    Posted by Brent Wood
    Are you living for tomorrow, or today? When we are living the artful life, we admit our own limitations and trust the character of God, creating an environment of kingdom living.
  • Aug 12, 2018Living Humbly
    Aug 12, 2018
    Living Humbly
    Posted by Brent Wood
    In your relationships, are you focused on self or on others?
  • Aug 5, 2018Living Wisely
    Aug 5, 2018
    Living Wisely
    Posted by Brent Wood
    The Artful Life is about how we deal with one another, our character according to the standards Jesus set for His followers. Wisdom, then, is knowing that what you do is just as important as what you say.
  • Jul 29, 2018Living Carefully
    Jul 29, 2018
    Living Carefully
    Posted by Mark Manzer
    The truth to understand this week is the tongue has the power to direct and destroy, but also to lift and praise. 
  • Jul 15, 2018Living Respectfully
    Jul 15, 2018
    Living Respectfully
    Posted by Brent Wood
    James cautions us on giving preferential treatment to things we perceive to be below us and showing a preference for particular people. 
  • Jul 8, 2018Living Responsively
    Jul 8, 2018
    Living Responsively
    Posted by Brent Wood
    A true faith that doesn't respond is no faith at all, but we must respond thoughtfully, compassionately, and obediently if we are living artfully.
  • Jul 1, 2018Living Hopefully
    Jul 1, 2018
    Living Hopefully
    Posted by Chris Ruhlen
    Why do some people seem to do better with life than others? It's not because of their circumstances; it's because of their faith. True faith allows them to approach life differently--and with hope.
  • Jun 24, 2018Transcendental Transformation
    Jun 24, 2018
    Transcendental Transformation
    Posted by Brent Wood
    The end of our series on Peter brings a reflection on change.
  • Jun 17, 2018People and the Process
    Jun 17, 2018
    People and the Process
    Posted by Brent Wood
    While God loves us the way we are, He’s not content to leave us in that condition. Not only does God know your potential. He is actively engaged in helping you reach it. Transformation is a continuous yet messy process.
  • Jun 10, 2018Following Up Close
    Jun 10, 2018
    Following Up Close
    Posted by Mark Manzer
    To trust Jesus for the forgiveness of your sins is to also commit to following Him in your life.
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