Daily Devotions

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

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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

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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...

12/16/2018

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Brandon Leitnaker   We all have needs. It’s very human to be needy. According to American psychologist Abraham Maslow, we have five major needs which include physiological, safety, love/belonging, esteem, and self-actualization. I am not going to break down each of those and go into...

12/15/2018

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Lori Parrish   A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. John 13:34   There’s an old song that gospel artist Sandi Patty recorded called “Love in Any Language.”  This past week, I saw what that looked...

12/14/2018

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Natalie Widener   Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such these.” Matthew 19:14   Being a part of the children’s ministry team is such a blessing! I get the opportunity to impact and...

12/13/2018

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Stacey Crawford   That night there were shepherds staying in the fields nearby, guarding their flocks of sheep. Suddenly, an angel of the Lord appeared among them, and the radiance of the Lord’s glory surrounded them. They were terrified, but the angel reassured them...

12/12/2018

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Lori Parrish   Do not fear bad news. Confidently trust the Lord to care for you. Psalm 112:7   I remember when I was a kid, before the internet, satellite TV, satellite radio, and cell phones, the news was something we watched at 6:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. That was it. Twice a...

12/11/2018

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Jared Camp   Sovereign LORD, you are God! Your covenant is trustworthy, and you have promised these good things to your servant. 2 Samuel 7:28 I often wish that I was given a straightforward blueprint of the things I am supposed to do in my life. If every decision I needed to make...

12/10/2018

Posted by Brandon Leitnaker on

Brandon Leitnaker   I am not a huge Christmas fan, and I can be a bit of Scrooge when it comes to my appreciation for Christmas. But one of the things I am thankful for is that we have a season dedicated to celebrating Jesus. Sure, there are parts of this holiday that have changed...