Daily Devotions

03/10/2019

Posted by Lori Parrish on

Lori Parrish   I have seen the quote “If God seems far away, who moved?” many times throughout my life.  Like most things I see in passing, I didn’t really take the time to “digest” that quote until several years ago, when I was in a season that I felt...

03/09/2019

Posted by Katie Iser on

Katie Iser   There is a new craze right now with Marie Kondo and her six steps to decluttering. I will admit I have watched her show AND have started implementing these six steps. They are really practical and simple, and what I love most is they are achievable for my whole family. One...

03/08/2019

Posted by Danielle Disbennett on

Danielle Disbennett   I feel like it is so easy to fall into the comparison trap in the age we are living in now. It is so easy to covet what somebody else has. For starters, someone is always going to be better, have more, be prettier, or be smarter than you. But now, we are constantly...

03/07/2019

Posted by Amelia Miller on

Amelia Miller   For though we walk in the flesh, we are not waging war according to the flesh. For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds. We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion against the knowledge of God, and take every...

03/06/2019

Posted by Chris Reed on

Chris Reed   My youngest and I had a bad day the other day. She had been blazingly disobedient and wanted nothing to do with anything I asked her to do. Everything was a fight, and the consequence was that she had to go to bed early. The only problem was she did not want to go bed early...

03/05/2019

Posted by Stacey Crawford on

Stacey Crawford   A few weeks ago, I was having a difficult week. I was feeling pretty down and fighting a spiritual battle in my mind. My insecurities were getting the best of me, and I was feeling really down on myself. My self-esteem was low, and I was second guessing everything. Ever...

03/04/2019

Posted by Lori Parrish on

Lori Parrish   I woke up completely disoriented. The flight attendant stood over me, asking if I’d like to rent the use of an iPad for in-flight entertainment for the remainder of the 4-hour flight from Chicago to Seattle. After discreetly (or maybe not so much) wiping the drool off...

3/3/2019

Posted by Brooke Singleton on

Brooke Singleton   I've been reading a book called Culture Making, Recovering Our Creative Calling. The author, Andy Crouch, says when we're faced with what we don't like about our culture, we condemn it or critique it or mimic it, in an attempt to change it. But it never works...

03/02/2019

Posted by Tiffany Fulk on

Tiffany Fulk   Now there was a believer[b] in Damascus named Ananias. The Lord spoke to him in a vision, calling, “Ananias!” “Yes, Lord!” he replied. The Lord said, “Go over to Straight Street, to the house of Judas. When you get there, ask for a man from...

03/01/2019

Posted by Stacey Crawford on

Stacey Crawford   We have been talking a lot as a staff about goal setting. We are continually coming back to these goals to evaluate where we are and what we need to do in order to accomplish them. It really is an incredible process…to set a goal, put in the work, achieve it, and...