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Doors and Broken Handles: Discerning Where God Wants Us to Go
How do we know when a door is really shut? How hard should we pull?
I think there are ways we can be sure that a door is shut or open. First, remember that the call God has given us will likely require intensive perseverance.
Billy Graham, Martin Luther King Jr., and Having a Dream
Lessons from the life of Dr. King
There are certainly a whole myriad of different lessons one could learn from looking closely at the life of Dr. King—lessons about faith, dedication, perseverance, struggle, failures, and
Theology for Life (Ep. 11): Crisis of Doubt/Perseverance in Faith
Dr. Timothy Larsen is the McManis Professor of Christian Thought at Wheaton College.
Feb 15, 2017. theology, podcast. Theology for Life (Ep. 11): Crisis of Doubt/Perseverance in Faith. Theology for Life (Ep. 11): Crisis of Doubt/Perseverance in Faith.
The Pastor's Currency is Influence
Are you spending it wisely?
The Pastor's Currency is Influence. Are you spending it wisely? Lee Eclov. 0; tweet; link. share; share. expand: email; print. We recommend this Building Church Leaders training tool:
Joni Eareckson Tada: Why Suicide Is Everybody’s Business
Society’s moral resolve hinges on the interdependence of the sick and the well.
It's called strengthening the character of a helping society. When people observe perseverance, endurance, and courage, their moral fiber is reinforced.
Behaving Like Children or Chimps?
Psychology study offers insight on why Jesus calls us to be like children.
When walking through the refining fire of submitting our desires to the Lord, we will begin to unravel dimensions of his character that only perseverance can produce.
Reprint of Ex-slave’s Theology Book Opens ‘Underexplored Vista’
Charles Octavius Boothe's ‘Plain Theology for Plain People’ is a glorious recovery of African American theological heritage.
Charles Octavius Boothe (1845-1924). Boothe presented defenses of doctrines like believer's baptism by immersion, perseverance of all true believers and salvation by faith alone.
Tales from a ‘Billy Graham Kid’
From my earliest days, Mr. Graham shaped my life and my calling.
His doctors at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, predicted that he'd have two years to live. Miraculously, through prayer and perseverance, he lived for ten.
A Brief History of Recent Movements
7 constants representing 2 commitments
two primary commitments. First, a commitment to perseverance in faith, believing the promises of God that He will build the church. Second, a missional
Theology for Life (Ep. 8): The Kingdom of God
Dr. Nick Perrin, Dean of the Graduate School at Wheaton College, joins the conversation.
But our actions must also follow. Perrin says that what we need today is an emphasis on prayer, proclamation, and perseverance as we work towards the Kingdom of God.
Three Theological Reasons Why We Can't Afford Not to Pray for Each Other
Classic doctrines that show us why we must intercede for Christians who are struggling with sin.
James explains how we achieve perfection in Christ: “You know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work
Dying to Self and Living for Christ
Why We Must Surrender and Sacrifice Daily in Order to Know Jesus More
unexpected opportunities to stretch our muscle of sacrifice, there are also ways we can strategically place ourselves in situations that cause us to grow in our perseverance to further the
Fruitful Near-Culture Church Planters: A Qualitative Study (Part 1)
A survey of near-culture church planters
We found it interesting that it was specifically these near-culture workers who rated perseverance as the key driver of their faithfulness, something that was not true in our other studies
3 Ways Suffering Produces Sanctification
Suffering for the believer is never without purpose.
testing. As we go through trials, we develop greater perseverance to deal with increased challenges. Consider James's words on the subject: Consider
Is Filling That ‘God-Shaped Hole’ God’s Plan for Our Lives?
Maybe we’re not supposed to be satisfied.
finish line” into eternity. As the writer of Hebrews entreats us to do, they have “run with perseverance,” their eyes locked on Jesus (Heb. 12:1–2). They
5 Ways to Fulfill Your New Year’s Resolutions
The holy work of change requires a power much greater than personal discipline.
We become more like Christ over the length of our lifetimes, so “let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us” (Heb.12:1). 2. Reorient your desires.
Fruitful Near-Culture Church Planters: A Qualitative Study (Part 2)
A survey of near-culture church planters
More importantly, it is also no surprise that the Bible has something to say about perseverance as the key to success. This quality of perseverance, or
Beautiful Word: The Story of the ESV Illuminated Bible
Renowned designer Dana Tanamachi brings modern illustrations to the ancient text.
know exactly what the end result is going to be. Tanamachi: The project taught me perseverance. Some days, [the work] does come really naturally, and
Confessions of a Middle-Aged White Woman: 5 Leadership Lessons on the Way to Diversity
Cru leader Cas Monaco shares her journey to racial understanding.
Over the course of our time together, the floor-to-ceiling windows around the room were dotted with sticky notes. Words exposing sorrow and injustice, perseverance and patience.
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Graduating From College Is Hard—But Not Impossible
How I overcame the language and financial hurdles that threatened to derail me.
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Dr. Ramirez recently invited Donna to discuss education and the value of perseverance. I discovered the power of perseverance and absolute faith in God during those college years.
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Why God Still Works Through Fools Like Samson
Why God Still Works Through Fools Like Samson
The deeply flawed Old Testament “hero” was set apart for a very specific purpose.
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