Daily Devotions

02/17/2019

Posted by Lori Parrish on

Lori Parrish   Unless there is a cloudless sky, it’s really dark at 4:00 in the morning. As I was driving one rainy Monday, I marveled at this and one other thing; there are a lot of cars on the road at this crazy hour. I kind of expected to be the only person on the road for some...

02/16/2019

Posted by Lori Parrish on

Lori Parrish   Lessons from the middle seat   Friends, if you ever want to do a self-check to see how you’re doing with “loving well,” I have a recommendation for you. Plant yourself in the middle seat of an airplane and fly across the country. It’s the...

02/15/2019

Posted by Tiffany Fulk on

Tiffany Fulk   I am a people pleaser. This is something I am constantly working on. Some days I can’t get past it, and others I can. I want people to like me and not think the worst of me. I also want to serve God and do what He is asking of me, even if it is going against what the...

02/14/2019

Posted by Skip Lloyd on

Skip Lloyd   It’s a New Year. And a New Year quite often means challenging yourself with new goals. New goals always bring change. We want to lose weight. Stop smoking. Exercise more. You stop one old habit...and begin a new habit.   Did you know discipleship involves change...

02/13/2019

Posted by Kenny Burcham on

Kenny Burcham   I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13   Growing up, I always heard this verse as a tool to have God help people do whatever they wanted. If you wanted to fly, you could fly. It is a classic "mug verse" or a bumper sticker...

02/12/2019

Posted by Brooke Singleton on

Brooke Singleton   This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. John 15: 12   For Christmas, our eight-year-old son got a hedgehog (I don’t know, maybe his mother always wanted one). I realize, when thinking of family pets, hedgehogs don't...

02/11/2019

Posted by Brandon Leitnaker on

Brandon Leitnaker   A few weeks ago, I wrote about my recent endeavor to explore the world of fasting. I know very little about it other than what I have read in the scriptures. Therefore, I have started to explore its value in the Christian life, and one of the resources I have been...

02/10/2019

Posted by Lori Parrish on

Lori Parrish   In my continued quest to “love well,” I have recently been convicted by God about being genuine. It has been my ongoing desire to meet the challenge to love “everybody, always” (also a spectacular book of the same title by Bob Goff). It occurred to...

02/09/2019

Posted by Katie Iser on

Katie Iser   Do you not know that you are God's temple and that God's Spirit dwells in you? If anyone destroys God's temple, God will destroy him. For God's temple is holy, and you are that temple. 1 Corinthians 3:16-17   Do you ever have those moments when you almost have...

02/08/2019

Posted by Mary Giacomoni on

Mary Giacomoni   Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert. Isaiah 43:19   Change is hard. For me, change is one of the scariest things in the world. I love the safety a routine...