In the book of James, we are told about a powerful character trait called endurance. It is the crown jewel of all character traits, But it is not something that's available at the local pharmacy. You can't get it through mail order. It only comes from having been in conflict. In this challenging message, ..
A Faith That Works, Part 1: Developing Endurance
by Bill Hybels
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What will you do when the dark and desperate days of pain and suffering come? The book of James gives an answer: have patience and persevere. Be patient, because if you have been persecuted, God knows this and on the Day of Judgement, will settle all moral accounts. If you have been suffering, God ..
A Faith That Works, Part 15: Press On
by Lee Strobel
When faced with the challenge of running the race of decision with purpose and passion, we can gain a sense of discipline by looking at some of the heroes of the faith, the greatest one, of course, being Jesus Christ. Christ-followers cannot simply try harder to modify their behavior; they need to train ..
Full Out: Run with Purpose and Passion, Part 1: Disciplines, 1 Corinthians 9:24-27
by Mike Breaux
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"The Lord was with Joseph" (Gen. 39:2) is a very telling verse. It is instructive to us when we realize Christ is with us through all our hardships. When Joseph was sold into slavery, he could have just quit -- but he didnt. Joseph became a successful assistant to a high-ranking Egyptian official. When ..
Joseph, Part 2: Where Character Is Forged
by John Ortberg
Leadership Development, Part 2: Building Healthy Volunteer Teams
by Leadership Training Center Willow Creek Association
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"Some of you are here tonight, and you have been distracted from your journey. God has called you to great acts of love or service or wisdom or generosity, but somewhere along the line you got sidetracked. You ended up parked on the road someplace, and you've just been sitting there."To you I want to ..
Learning to Trust God, Part 1: For the Journey
Attitude has the power to change your life. In Ecclesiastes 9:10, the writer says, "Whatever your hand finds for you to do, do it with all of your strength." This attitude involves determination, persistence, being highly intentional, and delaying gratification. The opposite thing to do would be ..
Living With an Attitude, Part 1: Of Commitment
Because young Timothy was facing opposition from many in the city of Ephesus where he was trying to minister, the apostle Paul, from his prison cell in Rome, wrote him words of instruction and encouragement. This message reviews Paul's words, which need to be embraced by Christ-followers today as they ..
Made For More: Part 16, Fight the Good Fight
by Steve Carter
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