Daily Devotions

11/29/2018

Posted by Lori Parrish on

Lori Parrish   “Stop hiding your scars and your wounds. They’re your trophies. You went through that thing and still survived.”—Bishop T.D. Jakes   I heard these words as I was listening to a sermon as part of my daily devotions a week or so ago. For many...

11/28/2018

Posted by Tiffany Fulk on

Tiffany Fulk   How much do you love God? How do you show your love to Him? Do you thank Him? Do you worship Him? I’ve was thinking about these questions while I listened to a sermon by Pastor Michael Todd on worship. He defined the word worship. This is the Google definition: the...

11/27/2018

Posted by Meghan McPherson on

Meghan McPherson   I struggle pretty heavily with perfection. I like things to be in order, I like things to look nice, I like to appear like I have it somewhat together. I mean, is there anyone who likes to be a hot mess all the time?   I recently made a pretty big mistake. This...

11/26/2018

Posted by Abbey Parsley on

Abbey Parsley   We have walked into the same sanctuary for nearly 13 1/2 years. It changed in appearance many times during those years, but overall was the same “home.”    Except this particular morning, it’s a different sanctuary, a new “home.” I...

11/25/2018

Posted by Lori Parrish on

Lori Parrish   People are “leaky.” I heard this phrase in a teaching not too long ago, and it’s really resonated with me. The premise is that we are all like tires that are full of air, but over time, the smallest pinhole can cause the air to leak out. If we discover...

11/24/2018

Posted by Chris Reed on

Chris Reed   You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore. Psalm 16:11   There is one part of me that thinks our faith is one pure discipline. The only way we are faithful is if we grin and...

11/23/2018

Posted by Lori Parrish on

Lori Parrish   There are days when I look at people and culture and shake my head in awe of how merciful God is. I’m just going to be completely honest: if I had the power to wipe out this world with just a breath, I don’t know that we’d all still be here. That’s...

11/22/2018

Posted by Mary Johnson on

Mary Johnson   Our kids periodically talk about the fire drills they have at school. It's one of the first things taught at the beginning of the school year. The teachers go through the instructions of exactly what to do when the alarm goes off. They then practice the drill...

11/21/2018

Posted by Danielle Disbennett on

Danielle Disbennett   Have you ever had one of those days when you just wanted to "tap out"? Days when you want to cry, because what you are going through feels like it is just too much to handle? Well, that was my day today! It started off with my five-year-old waking up in the middle of...

11/20/2018

Posted by Stacey Crawford on

Stacey Crawford   Without faith it is impossible to please God. Those who come to God must believe that he exists. And they must believe that he rewards those who look to him. Hebrews 11:6 NIV   My dad recently had total knee replacement surgery, so in our house we had been...