Devotions

Let There Be Peace

Let There Be Peace

Bill Search | Dec 4, 2022

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid. –John 14:27 NIVDevotion:Since the 1950s, the song, Let There Be Peace on Earth, m...
Read More
Hope Has a Name...Jesus

Hope Has a Name...Jesus

Larry Harrison | Nov 27, 2022

I pray that God, the source of hope, will fill you completely with joy and peace because you trust in him. Then you will overflow with confident hope through the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13 (NLT)Devotion:It’s hard ...
Read More
A Seat at the Table

A Seat at the Table

Melissa Wilson | Nov 20, 2022

For I am convinced that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor heavenly rulers, nor things that are present, nor things to come, nor powers, nor height, nor depth, nor anything else in creation will be able to separate us f...
Read More
An Attitude of Gratitude

An Attitude of Gratitude

Don Peslis | Nov 13, 2022

Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name!Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits,who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases,who redeems ...
Read More
God Shows Up

God Shows Up

Kyra Byrns | Nov 6, 2022

The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures. Psalm 23: 1-2Devotion:How does God show up for you? Have you taken the time to think about that recently? If you’re like me, you probably spend ...
Read More
Gratitude in the Pain

Gratitude in the Pain

Sydney Mosshart | Oct 30, 2022

Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. 1 Thessalonians 5:18 ESVDevotion:Six years ago, during my sophomore year of college, I started experiencing excruciating pain in all ...
Read More
Taking Care of Others Through the Fruit of the Spirit

Taking Care of Others Through the Fruit of the Spirit

Scott Conrad | Oct 23, 2022

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. Galatians 5:22-23 ESVDevotion:I remember when our first child was bor...
Read More
Encountering the Holy Spirit in the Unexpected

Encountering the Holy Spirit in the Unexpected

Lindsey Jackson | Oct 16, 2022

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. Galatians 5:22-23Devotion:Recently, on a weeknight, I was in a room w...
Read More
Fruit That's Always in Season

Fruit That's Always in Season

Peyton Kirkpatrick | Oct 9, 2022

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. Galatians 5:22-23Devotion:When I was growing up in the northern...
Read More
Abide in Him

Abide in Him

Maddie Flores | Oct 2, 2022

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. Galatians 5:22-23Devotion:I grew up in Washington state where there a...
Read More
Trust

Trust

Jenny Bond | Sep 25, 2022

Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. Proverbs 3:5-6. Devotion:When I hear the words, “Do you trust God?” my m...
Read More
Do Not Be Afraid

Do Not Be Afraid

Oakley Alva | Sep 18, 2022

Moses answered the people, “Do not be afraid. Stand firm and you will see the deliverance the Lord will bring you today. The Egyptians you see today you will never see again. The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be s...
Read More
So Loved: God’s Greatest Gift

So Loved: God’s Greatest Gift

Cindy Western | Sep 11, 2022

“For God so loved the world, he gave his one and only Son, so that whoever believes will not perish but have eternal life.” John 3:16DevotionMy daughter is getting married next month. Having lost her dad a few years ago, I’ve...
Read More
Running in Place

Running in Place

Matt Cartwright | Sep 4, 2022

“Therefore, since we have been declared righteous by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.” Romans 5:1Devotion: I used to run. And what I mean is, I ran in a few half-marathons. In no way would I c...
Read More
Tree Planting and the Early Church

Tree Planting and the Early Church

Scott Bartlow | Aug 28, 2022

Since we are living by the Spirit, let us follow the Spirit’s leading in every part of our lives. Galatians‬ ‭5:25‬ ‭NLTDevotionI grew up in the 80s and 90s. In the early 90s, McDonald's apparently was on a mission to plant m...
Read More
Gentleness and Respect

Gentleness and Respect

Todd Poe | Aug 21, 2022

But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect, keeping a clear conscience, so th...
Read More
Shaping Your Growth

Shaping Your Growth

Marc Taylor | Aug 14, 2022

Jesus said, “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.” John 15:1-2Devotion...
Read More
Sacred Silence

Sacred Silence

Lyn Watson | Aug 7, 2022

The LORD said, “Go out and stand on the mountain in the presence of the LORD, for the LORD is about to pass by.” Then a great and powerful wind tore the mountains apart and shattered the rocks before the LORD, but the LORD wa...
Read More
Training for Godliness

Training for Godliness

Gene Carlsward | Jul 31, 2022

“Rather train yourself for godliness; for while bodily training is of some value, godliness is of value in every way, as it holds promises for the present life and also for the life to come.” 1 Timothy 4:7-8 ESVDevotionH...
Read More
Serve, Fill Your Heart, Be Happy!

Serve, Fill Your Heart, Be Happy!

Michelle Brock | Jul 24, 2022

Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms. - 1 Peter 4:10 (NIV)DevotionsIsn’t the world just a little harder right now? Isn’t it just a li...
Read More
A Special Invitation

A Special Invitation

Angela Presley | Jul 17, 2022

But how can they call on him to save them unless they believe in him? And how can they believe in him if they have never heard about him? And how can they hear about him unless someone tells them? - Romans 10:14 (NL...
Read More
Serving People Different from You

Serving People Different from You

Tammy Baskind | Jul 10, 2022

I was naked and you clothed me, I was sick and you visited me, I was in prison and you came to me. - Matthew 25:36 (ESV)DevotionWhen was the last time you spent time with someone totally different from you? Have you ever stop...
Read More
Inviting People Over

Inviting People Over

Paige Adams | Jul 3, 2022

 “Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling. Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful s...
Read More
Jesus is walking with you — do you see him?

Jesus is walking with you — do you see him?

Cole Grubbs | Jun 26, 2022

As they talked and discussed these things with each other, Jesus himself came up and walked along with them; but they were kept from recognizing him. Luke 24:15-16 DevotionI recently had the opportunity to officiate the ...
Read More
I’ve Got You

I’ve Got You

Blake Sabiston | Jun 19, 2022

"As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Abide in my love.” -John 15:9DevotionMy oldest son turned nine in April. As I was looking through pictures of him on my phone and reminiscing, I came across this one.Ryker was...
Read More