Daily Devotional

Joy Comes With the Morning
Posted by Judy Hockenberry on

"Sing praises to the Lord, O you his faithful ones, and give thanks to his holy name. For his anger is but for a moment; his favor is for a lifetime. Weeping may linger for the night, but joy comes with the morning."   -- Psalm 30:4 & 5  Have you ever noticed that even in...

Reach Out
Posted by Alex Lang on

All who believed were together and had all things in common...Day by day, as they spent much time together in the temple, they broke bread at home and ate their food with glad and generous hearts, praising God and having the goodwill of all the people.      Acts 2:44...

Listening for God's Word
Posted by TC Anderson on

These past few months have been stressful, and it's important to center ourselves. So today, I'm going to be inviting you to do lectio divina. This can be done alone or with a few people, so do it as you see fit. Here's how it will work. Read: Slowly read the piece of Scripture given and...

“Daddy, why is God a boy?”
Posted by Adam Hendrickson on

“Daddy, why is God a boy?”  This was not exactly the angle I was going to take when starting this devotional, but my daughter asked me this question yesterday, and I feel compelled to honor what led her to the question.  For the last two weeks, I have been talking about...

A Hard Week
Posted by Katy Allen on

Friends, nothing today feels easy. In fact, many of us, most of us, have never experienced times quite like these. I can’t pretend to have answers when all I have are questions. I can’t offer solace when I’m overwhelmed with pain. I can’t arrogantly amplify my voice when...

Perfect Love
Posted by Judy Hockenberry on

“There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear; for fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not reached perfection in love. We love because God first loved us. The commandment we have from him is this: those who love God must love their brothers and sisters...

The Hills
Posted by Alex Lang on

“Be the change you want to see in the world.”   —Mahatma Gandhi Since the weather has begun to improve, we have been taking family trips to Heritage Park, which is just down the street from my home. Heritage is a fantastic park because it has everything you could...

Challenge
Posted by TC Anderson on

This week I challenge you.  This week I challenge you to allow words and others experiences to disrupt your perception of the world.   This week I challenge you to listen to the Word of God and ask, “What is this truly saying?”  This week I challenge you to...

Hear Our Cry
Posted by Guest Writer on

Then the king will say to those at his right hand, “Come, you that are blessed by my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world; for I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed...