Daily Devotions

10/10/2018

Posted by Lori Parrish on

Lori Parrish   Crayola crayons. The smell of them takes me back to elementary school. At the start of every year, my parents would take me shopping for school supplies, and on a couple of those really lucky years, I was able to bamboozle them into getting me the box of 64 bright, new...

10/09/2018

Posted by Natalie Widener on

Natalie Widener   In my home, it seems someone is always getting hurt, especially my youngest, being as busy as he is. The other day he fell off the end of a grocery cart and got a bump on the head.  As I tried to look through his hair to find it and see what we were dealing with, I...

10/08/2018

Posted by Lori Parrish on

Lori Parrish   I’ve been dealing with a lot of disappointment the past few months. It can be crippling if we give the enemy the power to harvest that disappointment into something even more negative in our hearts and minds. I read recently that “disappointment holds the power...

10/07/2018

Posted by Stacey Crawford on

Stacey Crawford    And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them. Romans 8:28 NLT   We all have significant dates that stick out to us in our lives. Some are dates we...

10/06/2018

Posted by Natalie Widener on

Natalie Widener   My body and my heart may grow weak. God, you give strength to my heart. You are everything I will ever need. Psalm 73:26   This morning, as I grabbed my coffee and waited for the littlest to awaken, I opened my Bible to the above scripture. “God, you...

10/05/2018

Posted by Lori Parrish on

Lori Parrish   Turmoil. Storms. Stress. Anxiety. Fear. Hurt. Disappointment. Pain. Brokenness. All of these words have something in common: they destroy our peace. They are used by satan to try to steal and destroy the truths of God that we live our lives by every day. God is bigger than...

10/04/2018

Posted by Meghan McPherson on

Meghan McPherson   Relationships can be so hard to navigate, especially when dealing with difficult situations. This year, while in one of those difficult situations, I was praying, “God, how do I love this person who is acting unlovely? How do I look like Jesus to this...

10/03/2018

Posted by Brandon Leitnaker on

Brandon Leitnaker   A few years ago, during a tough week, my wife encouraged me by sending me the lyrics to one of her favorite songs, “Touching Jesus.” I had never heard of this song until I started dating my wife, and she and her entire family would regularly be singing or...

10/02/2018

Posted by Abbey Parsley on

Abbey Parsley   My great-aunt Annabelle passed away in recent weeks. Don’t feel the need to offer condolences, as her journey to be with Jesus took 101 years, so we are overjoyed for her that she is now with her Creator. Our family gathered at her funeral to remember her, and as I...

10/01/2018

Posted by Natalie Widener on

Natalie Widener   Put on then, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, bearing with one another and,  if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has...