Daily Devotions

11/19/2018

Posted by Natalie Widener on

Natalie Widener   Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me. But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that...

11/18/2018

Posted by Katie Iser on

Katie Iser   Recently, I was talking with a few other moms at one of my son’s basketball practices. They jokingly talked about how “over-protective” or prepared they were for cold weather. Mostly they talked about the difficulty of getting their kids to wear...

11/17/2018

Posted by Dylan Sain on

Dylan Sain   Jesus wept. (John 11:35)   The verse above says a million different things. “Jesus wept” is the shortest verse in the Bible, yet in my opinion, one of the most powerful. When I first read this verse, I did not think much of it. I was focused on the...

11/16/2018

Posted by Katie Iser on

Katie Iser   One of the bummers about getting older is that we eventually experience loss. When we lose someone who has impacted our lives, whether it is someone of influence or a loved one, something changes inside of us. For most of us, it is a perspective change. For some of us, it is...

11/15/2018

Posted by Meghan McPherson on

Meghan McPherson   Recently, Zach and I attended a fundraiser, an adult prom, for the Fairfield County Suicide Coalition. During the event, the coordinator made a very impactful speech. She asked a series of questions, and asked the crowd to respond by flashing their little key chain...

11/14/2018

Posted by Brandon Leitnaker on

Brandon Leitnaker   I admit that I have days of my life that create a groaning in me. This may sound like a complaint or some form of discontentment, but groaning is not the same as those. Groaning is much more inward, and most often is not something that can even be described, but we...

11/13/2018

Posted by Brooke Singleton on

Brooke Singleton   Patient people have great understanding. Proverbs 14:29   Love is patient. Simple enough. Yet if I've learned anything from being 37 years old, I've learned that simple doesn't always equate to easy. Considering this verse in 1Corinthians 13 can roll off the...

11/12/2018

Posted by Tiffany Fulk on

Tiffany Fulk ‘And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.' The second is this: 'You shall love your neighbor as yourself.' There is no other commandment greater than these. Mark 12:30-31 ESV ...

11/11/2018

Posted by Lori Parrish on

Lori Parrish   “How can you say to your brother, 'Brother, let me take the speck out of your eye,' when you yourself fail to see the plank in your own eye? You hypocrite, first take the plank out of your eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother's...

11/10/2018

Posted by Jared Camp on

Jared Camp   When anxiety was great within me, your consolation brought joy to my soul. Psalm 94:19   For as long as I can remember, I have allowed fear and anxiety to rule over my life and my decisions. It was a daily struggle that seemed to weigh on me constantly. This was...