Daily Devotions

12/26/2018

Posted by Meghan McPherson on

Meghan McPherson   My youngest son, who is two, has this game he likes to play. He likes to sneak off to a bathroom and unravel as much of the toilet paper roll as he can before getting caught. Once you find him, he squeals and takes off out of the room. He has gotten pretty good at this...

12/25/2018

Posted by Lori Parrish on

Lori Parrish   I had the privilege of traveling to South Carolina to spend Thanksgiving with my family and my sister’s extended family. After dinner and dessert had been devoured and the turkey comas appropriately dissipated, the local visitors returned to their respective homes...

12/24/2018

Posted by Brooke Singleton on

  Brooke Singleton   Hear my cry, O God, listen to my prayer; from the end of the earth I call to you when my heart is faint. Lead me to the rock that is higher than I. Psalm 61:1-2   As much as I hate to admit it, Jesus spent the better part of this year getting the...

12/23/2018

Posted by Abbey Parsley on

Abbey Parsley   My husband and I grew up in this area, born and raised. So when we go to an event or public place, we know A LOT of people. The fair has begun and I just love, love the atmosphere…4-Hers with their animals, the lights, paying astronomical prices for food, the...

12/22/2018

Posted by Michael Giacomoni on

Michael Giacomoni   Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good. Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor. Romans 12:9-10   This passage above describes some of the marks of being a true Christian. I have...

12/21/2018

Posted by Chris Reed on

Chris Reed   I grew up in the church, and when I arrived at my first Bible class in college, the question that came to my mind constantly was, “Why have I never heard about this stuff in church?”  After a few years of studying the Bible, how to read the Bible, how to...

12/20/2018

Posted by Katie Iser on

Katie Iser   For we walk by faith, not by sight. 2 Corinthians 5:7   Faith can be difficult to explain to others. Faith is the active response to the truths that the Bible holds. Giving the truths we know about Jesus is the easy part, but faith is a level of trust that has to...

12/19/2018

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Danielle Disbennett   I recently had the privilege of attending my daughter’s chapel at school. They have chapel every Thursday, which includes a time of worship, games, and teaching. Each week, a different class gets to play the games. Emma’s class was chosen this week to...

12/18/2018

Posted by Lori Parrish on

Lori Parrish   “Quitters never win and winners never quit.”—Vince Lombardi: NFL Player, Coach, and Executive (1913-1970)   This quote was made well before I was alive to hear or remember it, but I’ve heard it said many times in my 40-something years of life...

12/17/2018

Posted by Skip Lloyd on

Skip Lloyd   Christmas season is a glorious time of year. It’s a time when we meet with friends and family, and celebrate by eating lots of food and giving gifts. Growing up, my parents' task list included putting up the tree, addressing and sending Christmas cards, baking cookies...