Daily Devotions

08/14/2018

Posted by Ross McClure on

One morning as I was at the gym, I had a random life moment that I just had to share. The workout for the day was a workout with a lot of heavy lifting; a lot of which I decided I could not do. Before the workout even started, I had defeated myself with a negative mindset, telling myself that I...

08/13/2018

Posted by Skip Lloyd on

I hate to admit it, but I worry occasionally. I won’t admit to constantly worrying, but I do worry about senseless stuff from time to time. Worry is that uneasy feeling and concern about a situation or problem. The mind and body go into a state of focusing on “what might...

08/12/2018

Posted by Tiffany Fulk on

The concept of prayer in the Hebrew Bible is an evolving means of interacting with God, most frequently through a spontaneous, individual, unorganized form of petitioning and/or thanking. (wikipedia)   I grew up in a home that always prayed. That is how we battled everything. I remember...

08/11/2018

Posted by Brandon Leitnaker on

Brandon Leitnaker   In Acts 17, Luke recounts a story of Paul visiting Athens and addressing a crowd in the middle of the Areopagus (the highest judicial court in Athens at that time). He proclaims to a culture who believed in many gods, that God, “who made the world and everything...

08/10/2018

Posted by Brooke Singleton on

Brooke Singleton   This evening I was spending some time with Jesus and heard a song by Lauren Daigle called "Peace Be Still.” A line in the song says, "I will walk upon the waves until I'm dancing in the deep," and it brought to mind something the Lord taught me earlier this year...

08/09/2018

Posted by Katie Iser on

Katie Iser   I’m sure you’ve seen a glass that is filled half way and heard the question, “Is the glass half full or half empty?” The question is used commonly to gauge a person’s worldly view, optimistic or pessimistic. Do they look at life from a positive...

08/08/2018

Posted by Lori Parrish on

Lori Parrish   I’ve been spending time in a book about growing my faith as part of my daily devotionals. It’s simply about going deeper into my walk with Him. (I also realize there’s nothing “simple” in that sentence!) I found this book at a really great time...

08/07/2018

Posted by Meghan McPherson on

Meghan   Vigilant. It means to be watchful. As a society, we tend to be very vigilant with our stuff. We lock our houses when we leave. Some people even have cameras and security systems in place. We lock our cars when we leave them parked somewhere. We have safes to make sure expensive...

08/06/2018

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Natalie Widener   We get some pretty amazing sunsets behind our house. It’s not an ocean view, but it’s up there on my list. We get the benefit of enjoying the open fields of our hardworking farmer friend next door. Without many trees to block our view, we get to see some...

08/05/2018

Posted by Stacey Crawford on

Stacey Crawford   When my sister-in-law was diagnosed with cancer the first time about four years ago she had this theme that became a part of her life. It was this idea that “even if,” I will praise and trust God with what lies ahead. It almost became her motto. She even...