Devotions

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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 ...
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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...
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Light Invades

Light Invades

Daniel Rankin | Jun 12, 2022

"But everything exposed by the light becomes visible—and everything that is illuminated becomes a light. This is why it is said:'Wake up, sleeper, rise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you.'" Ephesians 5:13-14DevotionW...
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Psalm 23

Psalm 23

Jemar Poteat | Jun 5, 2022

The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. Psalm 23:1-2DevotionIn the first verse of this chapter, the psalmist, David, is speaking of God as ...
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How to Show Up For Others

How to Show Up For Others

Hannah Pratz | May 29, 2022

Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ. Galatians 6:2 DevotionOne of my favorite parts of being on staff at Crossings is getting a front row seat to watching the body of Christ come ali...
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Gathering Together

Gathering Together

Lindsey Harbaugh | May 22, 2022

Now we ask you, brothers and sisters, to acknowledge those who work hard among you, who care for you in the Lord and who admonish you. Hold them in the highest regard in love because of their work. Live in peace with each oth...
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Unexpected Community

Unexpected Community

Kari Holder | May 15, 2022

Just as a body, though one, has many parts, but all its many parts form one body, so it is with Christ. 1 Corinthians 12:12, DevotionMany years ago, I said “yes” to being an aid to a young lady with Down syndrome. I didn...
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Surrender and Follow Jesus

Surrender and Follow Jesus

Karlie Grubbs | May 8, 2022

“I will stay close to you, instructing and guiding you along the pathway for your life. I will advise you along the way and lead you forth with my eyes as your guide. So don’t make it difficult; don’t be stubborn when I take ...
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El Roi: “The God Who Sees”

El Roi: “The God Who Sees”

Amanda Van Every | May 1, 2022

You’re invited to honor the women in your life on Mother’s Day, May 8, at all Crossings services! As we prepare for Mother’s Day, take time to reflect with this devotion from Amanda Van Every. “She gave this name to the LORD...
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Inhabiting Easter

Inhabiting Easter

Don Peslis | Apr 24, 2022

"He is not here; he has risen! Remember how he told you, while he was still with you in Galilee: ‘The Son of Man must be delivered over to the hands of sinners, be crucified and on the third day be raised again.’ ” Luke ...
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Easter Sunday Devotion

Easter Sunday Devotion

| Apr 17, 2022

Few words conjure up more emotions than the word “reunion.” In the everyday sense, both negative and positive feelings can be associated. Family reunions, for instance, can bring up the best and worst in people. The family me...
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Sunday Devotion

Sunday Devotion

| Apr 10, 2022

40 Days of Prayer content is intended for Monday through Saturday each week. Devotions are available on Sundays to prepare for the week ahead. Have you ever noticed when you and a friend recount a shared experience, you remem...
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April 11, 2022

April 11, 2022

| Apr 10, 2022

Encounter: Mary Magdalene Scripture: Luke 8:1-2, John 20:10-18 NET Some time afterward he went on through towns and villages, preaching and proclaiming the good news of the kingdom of God. The twelve were with him, and also ...
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April 12, 2022

April 12, 2022

| Apr 10, 2022

Encounter: Empty Tomb Scripture: Mark 16:1-7 NLT Saturday evening, when the Sabbath ended, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome went out and purchased burial spices so they could anoint Jesus’ body. Very earl...
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April 13, 2022

April 13, 2022

| Apr 10, 2022

Encounter: The Disciples Scripture: John 20:19-23 NET On the evening of that day, the first day of the week, the disciples had gathered together and locked the doors of the place because they were afraid of the Jewish leaders...
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April 14, 2022

April 14, 2022

| Apr 10, 2022

Encounter: Thomas Scripture: John 20:24-29 NET Now Thomas (called Didymus), one of the twelve, was not with them when Jesus came. The other disciples told him, “We have seen the Lord!” But he replied, “Unless I see the wounds...
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April 15, 2022

April 15, 2022

| Apr 10, 2022

Encounter: The Road to Emmaus Scripture: Luke 24:13-16, 27-32 NET Now that very day two of them were on their way to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem. They were talking to each other about all the thi...
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April 16, 2022

April 16, 2022

| Apr 10, 2022

Encounter: Paul Scripture: Acts 9:1-19 NLT Meanwhile, Saul was uttering threats with every breath and was eager to kill the Lord’s followers. So he went to the high priest. He requested letters addressed to the synagogues in ...
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