Daily Devotions

10/30/2018

Posted by Kenny Burcham on

Kenny Burcham   The world's economy generally works with the idea that you get what you deserve. If you work hard at your job, your boss will be happy and give you a raise. If you work hard at school, you will get good grades. If you work hard doing diet and exercise, you will reach your...

10/29/2018

Posted by Brandon Leitnaker on

Brandon Leitnaker   My son turned four a few days ago, and somewhere in the back of my mind I had an ignorant parent thought that four years of age meant he had somehow grown out of the temper tantrum stage. Yeah, I know. Ridiculous, right? You think with years of watching my nieces and...

10/28/2018

Posted by Phyllis Lloyd on

Phyllis Lloyd   Last Sunday, while doing the laundry, Skip accidentally washed the headlamp he uses for running in the dark. He was relieved that it survived and laid it on his chest of drawers to finish drying. That same day, my son from Michigan came for an overnight visit. At the end...

10/27/2018

Posted by Lori Parrish on

Lori Parrish   If you’ve ever been on a job search, you know the importance of a resumé. Professional coaches will tell you that this document must tell potential employees “your story.” When I re-entered the job market after being downsized back in April, I dug...

10/26/2018

Posted by Mary Johnson on

Mary Johnson   This week, I was trying to crop a picture that I had on my phone. I messed it up and had to use the reset button to get the picture back to the place I started from. My computer was giving me some problems this week. I had to shut it down and restart it, so I could get it...

10/25/2018

Posted by Stacey Crawford on

Stacey Crawford   I have been a perfectionist all my life. I’m not really sure where this all started, but somewhere along the way I came to this place where I spent a lot of my life striving. Striving to make everything perfect, striving to make everyone happy, even striving...

10/24/2018

Posted by Lori Parrish on

Lori Parrish   He said to them, “Come away by yourselves to a secluded place and rest a little while”—for there were many [people who were continually] coming and going, and they could not even find time to eat. Mark 6:31 Amplified Bible (AMP)   Rest. Some...

10/23/2018

Posted by Danielle Disbennett on

Danielle Disbennett   Then Peter came to Him and said, “Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? Up to seven times?” Jesus said to him, “I do not say to you, up to seven times, but up to seventy times seven.” Matthew 18...

10/22/2018

Posted by Chris Reed on

Chris Reed   My son is the king of “Hey, did you see that?” Even the slightest accomplishment such as landing a water bottle upright, or even more impressively on its cap, warrants an excited, “Hey Dad, did you see that?” It can range from bottle flipping to video...

10/21/2018

Posted by Brandon Leitnaker on

Brandon Leitnaker   Have you ever considered that knowing Christ makes you privileged? Listen closely to what I am saying, because I don’t want you to misunderstand or use this information to think of yourself more highly than you should. Here is what I mean. In Mark 13:16-17, Jesus...