Daily Devotions

09/20/2018

Posted by Stacey Crawford on

Stacey Crawford   I am currently training for a half marathon that will take place in October. The other day, I had to run a certain amount of miles and only had one portion of my day when I could go out for a run. It just so happened at that particular time it began to rain. I had every...

09/19/2018

Posted by Skip Lloyd on

Skip Lloyd   School has begun. Early drop off, early pick up. Soccer games and practices…lots of them. Football games and practices…lots of them. Endless work at the office…and when you come home, endless work at home. Homework. Groceries still need to be bought and...

09/18/2018

Posted by Natalie Widener on

Natalie Widener   Meanwhile, the moment we get tired in the waiting, God’s Spirit is right alongside helping us along. If we don’t know how or what to pray, it doesn’t matter. He does our praying in and for us, making prayer out of our wordless sighs, our aching...

09/17/2018

Posted by Lori Parrish on

Lori Parrish   I’ve been trying to be more purposed about living a life of “intentional gratitude.”  Essentially, it’s being thankful instead of being a grouch, giving thanks always.   And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you...

09/16/2018

Posted by Brandon Leitnaker on

Brandon Leitnaker   After the Apostle Paul encounters Jesus for the first time in radical fashion, the encounter leaves him, in the words of Bruce Springsteen, literally “blinded by the light.” He had to be led by the hand of those who were with him to the city of Damascus...

09/15/2018

Posted by Michael Giacomoni on

Michael Giacomoni   Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth! Serve the Lord with gladness! Come into his presence with singing! Know that the Lord, he is God! It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, and the sheep of...

09/14/2018

Posted by Chris Reed on

Chris Reed   I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has really served to advance the gospel. Philippians 1:12 ESV   Paul had a lot of circumstances come his way that would crush most of us. Myself included! I have lived a fairly comfortable life, but the...

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...