Daily Devotions

09/13/2018

Posted by Danielle Disbennett on

Danielle Disbennett   God has been teaching me some hard lessons on obedience. I have this bad habit of comparing myself to people in my life and making excuses for why I am falling short in certain areas. I tend to show myself way more grace than I show my kids or husband. God has really...

09/12/2018

Posted by Skip Lloyd on

Skip Lloyd   I hate to admit it, but I was struggling last week. I was struggling with my thought life. In my case, I was struggling with aging and purpose. But you might be struggling with fear and hopelessness in your marriage, your job, your finances, your relationships. We all, if not...

09/11/2018

Posted by Mary Johnson on

Mary Johnson   Some friends and I were recently looking at an orchid plant. The bloom of the orchid had already come and gone but there were still leaves on the plant. The orchid had a small enclosed root base but something fascinating had happened in that the roots of the orchid...

09/10/2018

Posted by Tiffany Fulk on

Tiffany Fulk   In Children’s Ministry, we are teaching kids how to worship God. We usually have hand motions, dancing, and jumping during the worship song. Some of the kids are embarrassed to do the motions but will sing the songs. Some will be all in, singing and doing the...

09/09/2018

Posted by Lori Parrish on

Lori Parrish   I picked up a copy of Max Lucado’s new book Anxious for Nothing a few weeks ago, and have been reading a few pages at a time so I can soak up all of the knowledge he’s sharing. Anxiety creeps into my life when I let my guard down. The moment I decide that...

09/08/2018

Posted by Kenny Burcham on

Kenny Burcham   Read Matthew 14:13 – 21.   In the Bible, the disciples described where they were as “a desolate place,” a place where Jesus is helping people and talking with people. The disciples say, “Jesus, this place is miserable. There are no food...

09/07/2018

Posted by Katie Iser on

Katie Iser   My earliest childhood memory is one from kindergarten. It was a half-day morning class, and every day we would come in and need to remove our chair from the top of the table. One evening after school, I fractured my wrist. It was only the first week of school and my...

09/06/2018

Posted by Lori Parrish on

Lori Parrish   “Remain calm.” I can remember my mom using that phrase countless times as I was growing up. I was raised a worrier, and I give partial credit to my grandmother for that special “skill.”  I worried about the weather. I worried about my pets. I...

09/05/2018

Posted by Dylan Sain on

Dylan Sain   My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. Psalm 73:26   When I look around, all I see are things that can tempt us, whether they are alcohol, drugs, getting in arguments on social media…I could list things...

09/04/2018

Posted by Stacey Crawford on

Stacey Crawford   For God is not unjust. He will not forget how hard you have worked for him and how you have shown your love to him by caring for other believers, as you still do. Hebrews 6:10 NLT   As a staff, we gather together every Monday morning for a time of prayer. One...