Daily Devotions

11/09/2018

Posted by Mary Johnson on

Mary Johnson   This past week, my sister and I were running on the bike path early in the morning. It was still dark out, so my sister was carrying a light and shining it on the path as we ran. This worked well, but there are a few short spots where the path is still difficult to see even...

11/08/2018

Posted by Danielle Disbennett on

Danielle Disbennett   There is a Christian comedian/blogger, John Crist, who uses the catch phrase “Check your heart.” He uses it on social media to make people laugh. For example, he posted a girl’s battery usage of the last 24 hours from her phone. The #1 usage was...

11/07/2018

Posted by Chris Reed on

Chris Reed   And we all, with unveiled face, beholding the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another. For this comes from the Lord who is the Spirit. 2 Corinthians 3:18   My family and I try to take a vacation every year...

11/06/2018

Posted by Stacey Crawford on

Stacey Crawford   This past week, we had a Connections Team retreat. I had the opportunity to lead the group in a devotional that morning to start off our time together. Well, one of the items on the agenda for the day was to discuss our 2019 goals. As we were planning for our time...

11/05/2018

Posted by Skip Lloyd on

Skip Lloyd   I recently wanted to try running early in the morning, before the sun came up. That required me to run with a reflective vest. I wear the vest to make sure cars can see me when their headlights shine upon me. I have a special interest in the cars seeing me, so they...

11/04/2018

Posted by Lori Parrish on

Lori Parrish   In Max Lucado’s recent publication, Anxious For Nothing, he makes some awesome statements about fear and anxiety. One of my favorites is “Prayer trumps panic every single time.” It sounds so simple, yet I fail at this so often.   In Matthew...

11/03/2018

Posted by Dylan Sain on

Dylan Sain   And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us. Romans 5:5   The verse above has been my rallying cry of late. I read it every morning when I wake up. Because...

11/02/2018

Posted by Katie Iser on

Katie Iser   A year ago, Pastor Matthew led us through a series titled Margins. He challenged us to take a step back from our normal, everyday routines and evaluate how we steward our time, our finances, our priorities, a Sabbath day, etc. For me, the way I prioritize my time did not...

11/01/2018

Posted by Tiffany Fulk on

Tiffany Fulk   Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:7 (NLT)   Have you ever experienced God’s peace? Just like the scripture above...

10/31/2018

Posted by Chandler Letner on

Chandler Letner   I am the kind of person who worries about things way more than I should. I tend to let the smallest things affect me in big ways. Sometimes I find it hard to cope with that when going about my everyday life and these things come upon me. It’s almost like the...