Devotions

Why Does Serving Matter?

Why Does Serving Matter?

Ross Blythe | Sep 19, 2021

Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied himself, by taking the form of a servant, being born i...
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Plant a Seed

Plant a Seed

Bill Search | Sep 12, 2021

I planted the seed in your hearts, and Apollos watered it, but it was God who made it grow. It’s not important who does the planting, or who does the watering. What’s important is that God makes the seed grow. The one who pl...
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Are You on Autopilot?

Are You on Autopilot?

Blake Sabiston | Sep 5, 2021

And when the Holy Spirit comes on you, you will be able to be my witnesses in Jerusalem, all over Judea and Samaria, even to the ends of the world. Acts 1:7-8 MSGDEVOTIONOn a Sunday morning, not long ago, my wife, Jenny ...
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Pray Yet

Pray Yet

Matt Cartwright | Aug 29, 2021

Though the fig tree does not bud and there are no grapes on the vines, though the olive crop fails and the fields produce no food, though there are no sheep in the pen and no cattle in the stalls, yet I will rejoice in the LO...
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Do Not Forsake Gathering

Do Not Forsake Gathering

Blake Bastin | Aug 22, 2021

Therefore, brothers and sisters, since we have the confidence to enter the Most Holy Place by the blood of Jesus, by a new and living way opened for us through the curtain, that is, his body, and since we have a great priest ...
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Control

Control

Lyn Watson | Aug 15, 2021

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. Those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with it...
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What Are You Worried About?

What Are You Worried About?

Jenny Sabiston | Aug 8, 2021

“Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? Look at the birds of the air; they do not so...
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The God Who Interrupts

The God Who Interrupts

Alex Buchner | Aug 1, 2021

“Now Moses was tending the flock of Jethro, his father-in-law, the priest of Midian, and he led the flock to the far side of the wilderness and came to Horeb, the mountain of God. There the angel of the Lord appeared to him ...
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A Thinking Challenge

A Thinking Challenge

Shannon Hughes | Jul 25, 2021

For as he thinks in his heart, so is he. Proverbs 23:7  DEVOTIONWhatever we focus on, we become. Positive minds produce positive lives. Negative minds produce negative lives. I challenge you to think ...
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Believers in the Body of Christ

Believers in the Body of Christ

Marc Taylor | Jul 18, 2021

The human body has many parts, but the many parts make up one whole body. So it is with the body of Christ. 1 Corinthians 12:12 DEVOTIONJust over one year ago while most of us were quarantining at home, my family decided...
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Trust in the Lord

Trust in the Lord

Vance Holder | Jul 11, 2021

But blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in him. Jeremiah 17:7 (NIV)DEVOTIONWho is your confidante? You know, the person you can share anything with? The person you have confidence that the informati...
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Turning the

Turning the "Why" into "Who"

Madalyn Llewellyn | Jul 4, 2021

“The Lord is gracious and righteous, our God is full of compassion.” Psalm 116:5DEVOTIONWhen I lost my father on my 23rd birthday to cancer, all the “why” questions started coming in. Why him? Why us? Why today? Seriously, w...
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Don’t Give Up

Don’t Give Up

Sheila Urton | Jun 27, 2021

“But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.” 2 Corinthians 12:9DEVOTIO...
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Share the Gift of Faith

Share the Gift of Faith

Gene Carlsward | Jun 20, 2021

“I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener. He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes so that it will be even more fruitful. You are already clean because of...
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Run to the Father

Run to the Father

MaryAshton Floyd | Jun 13, 2021

Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the aut...
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What Are You Looking At?

What Are You Looking At?

Daniel Rankin | Jun 6, 2021

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eye...
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Unexpected Routes

Unexpected Routes

Christie Tyler | May 30, 2021

The Lord himself goes before and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged. Deuteronomy 31:8 DEVOTIONMay 24, 2011 was like any normal day. My sons, Bailey and Brys...
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Arise! Take Up Your Bed & Walk

Arise! Take Up Your Bed & Walk

Amanda Van Every | May 23, 2021

“(In the beginning) The earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. And God said, ‘Let there be light:’ and there was light.” Genesis ...
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Mourning & Dancing

Mourning & Dancing

Jeremiah Braudrick | May 16, 2021

Mortals, born of woman, are of few days and full of trouble. Job 14:1DEVOTIONWe’re so afraid to be sad. We’re so uncomfortable with our own brokenness. Yet, that’s what we are. We are a broken people, living in a broken world...
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It Is Well

It Is Well

Ashley Fuhr | May 9, 2021

For we are God's handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.  Ephesians 2:10 DEVOTIONMotherhood.Chances are that word elicits a strong memory or emotional respons...
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Facing the Storms

Facing the Storms

Michael Milligan | May 2, 2021

I know that my redeemer lives,and that in the end he will stand on the earth.And after my skin has been destroyed,yet in my flesh I will see God;I myself will see himwith my own eyes—I, and not another.How my heart yearns wit...
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God Is Still Good

God Is Still Good

Lance Ward | Apr 25, 2021

I know that my redeemer lives,    and that in the end he will stand on the earth.And after my skin has been destroyed,    yet in my flesh I will see God;I myself will see him    with my own eyes—...
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Being a Fixer

Being a Fixer

Kathy Sercel | Apr 18, 2021

I know that you can do all things; no purpose of yours can be thwarted. Job 42:2Be still, and know that I am God. Psalm 46:10DEVOTIONI am a natural-born fixer. If there is something out of place or broken, I want to fix it. I...
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Finding Joy in the Trials

Finding Joy in the Trials

Teresa Peden | Apr 11, 2021

Consider it nothing but joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you fall into various trials. Be assured that the testing of your faith [through experience] produces endurance [leading to spiritual maturity, and inner peace]....
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He Is Risen, Indeed!

He Is Risen, Indeed!

Cindy Western | Apr 4, 2021

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that can never perish, ...
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