Whaid Rose

Faithful to the Vision

Genesis and Revelation are bookends to God’s big story. Genesis tells us how everything got started; Revelation explains how it will all end. Their similarities and contrasts are intriguing: creation of heaven and earth, creation of new heaven and new earth; a garden, a city; tree of knowledge, tree of life; death pronounced, death destroyed; […]

God's Call

Answering God’s Call: Living for a greater cause

Since God has called us, we live for a cause greater than ourselves, and our lives continue to make an impact long after we’re gone.

Ground Zero Perspectives NEW

Ground Zero Perspectives NEW: Remembering September 11 and the Lessons We Learned

This collective jolt back to reality only happens when a nation finds itself at “Ground Zero,” and we need Ground Zero perspectives again.

Our Work and Our Worship

Our Work and Our Worship: Labor Day Reflections for Committed Disciples

Our work becomes our worship. The work of our hands is elevated from a necessary evil we engage in to a labor of love done “as unto the Lord.”

Leading with a Limp

Jacob holds the distinction of being the only person who wrestled with God and survived (Genesis 32:28). He not only wrestled with God but also strove with everyone around him, beginning in the womb with his twin brother, Esau (25:22). At birth, Jacob grabbed Esau’s heel (v. 26) and later tricked him out of his […]

Compassion for the Masses

Compassion for the Masses: Six lessons gleaned from a busy day of ministry with Jesus

Ministry must be motivated by a genuine compassion for the needs of the masses and is about meeting people's needs.

3 Questions Every Leader Should Ask

3 Questions Every Leader Should Be Asking

These are questions church leaders should be asking. The challenging circumstances of the past 15 months make them more pressing than ever.

How Do You Make the Most of Life’s Second Half?

How Do You Make the Most of Life’s Second Half?

For those still searching, check this out and make the most of life’s second half: Half Time: Moving from Success to Significance.

For Those Who Grieve

For Those Who Grieve

Reflections on the passing of David Ross and words of encouragement to Makayla, her girls, and the Artios Community

Building Beautiful Churches for Jesus

Building Beautiful Churches for Jesus

Jesus is building His church; let us rise and build churches that are agents of transformation, all for love’s sake, at such a time as this.