Lenten Devotional Reading for March 31 written by Chris Gaines
March 30th, 2023
READJohn 10: 31-42REFLECTIn this passage we discover yet again that Jesus is questioned and ridiculed about who he really is.While at the temple at the time of Hanukkah (the Festival of Dedication), J...  Read More
Lenten Devotional Reading for March 24 written by Kellan Russell
March 23rd, 2023
READJohn 7:1-2, 10, 25-30REFLECTHave you ever had your worldview shaken by God? In this passage, Jesus challenges the Jewish people’s beliefs in a profound and even dangerous way.After the feeding of ...  Read More
Lenten Devotional Reading for March 17 written by Dayna Brown
March 16th, 2023
READMatthew 12:28-34REFLECTHow often do we think, “I don’t feel like it” in reference to any number of things? Working out immediately comes to mind (Amen, somebody?) Even when we know the right thing...  Read More
Lenten Devotional Reading for March 10 written by Belinda Barnett
March 9th, 2023
READMatthew 21:33-45REFLECTThe chief priests and Pharisees were supposed to be caretakers of Israel and the Kingdom of God, like tenants tending a landowner’s vineyard* Instead, they tried to run the ...  Read More
For the next several weeks, I will use this space to share pieces from our 2023 Lenten Devotional
March 2nd, 2023
READMatthew 5: 20-26REFLECTOne of the hardest truths to swallow about our life of faith is that our faith IN Jesus is not only FOR Jesus. What do I mean? The faith that we profess to have in Christ is...  Read More
For the next several weeks, I will use this space to share pieces from our 2023 Lenten Devotional
February 23rd, 2023
READJohn 15:1; 6-16REFLECTThe relationship that we share with our true friends is unlike any other in life. Friends seem to know what we need and when. Friends know how to strike the balance between w...  Read More
Forever Grateful!
February 16th, 2023
“Savior, more than life to me…let me love Thee more and more!” – Traditional HymnBy now, you all know how I feel about birthdays. Whether it’s mine or yours, I have never seen a birthday that I did no...  Read More
What Do We Value?
February 9th, 2023
Wherever your treasure is, there the desires of your heart will also be. Matthew 6:21 (NLT) How do we know what (and whom) we value? Is it by our words, our actions, or a combination of the two? Perh...  Read More
Let’s Speak to Some Mountains!
February 2nd, 2023
Then Jesus said to the disciples, “Have faith in God. I tell you the truth, you can say to this mountain, ‘May you be lifted up and thrown into the sea,’ and it will happen. But you must really believ...  Read More
Keep Building Momentum!
January 26th, 2023
Then another message came to me from the Lord: ‘Zerubbabel is the one who laid the foundation of this Temple, and he will complete it. Then you will know that the Lord of Heaven’s Armies has sent me. ...  Read More
Dreaming and Visioning for the New Year!
January 19th, 2023
Then the Lord answered me and said: Write the vision; make it plain on tablets, so that a runner may read it. For there is still a vision for the appointed time; it speaks of the end and does not lie....  Read More
“Spiritual Discipline leads to Spiritual Maturity” – Elder Colin G. Cain
January 5th, 2023
 Like newborn babies, you must crave pure spiritual milk so that you will grow into a full experience of salvation. Cry out for this nourishment, 3 now that you have had a taste of the Lord’s kindness...  Read More