#FlashbackFriday The Maker of Ways
April 27th, 2023
No testing has overtaken you that is not common to everyone. God is faithful and will not let you be tested beyond your strength, but with the testing [God] will also provide the way out so that you m...  Read More
Looking for the Beauty
April 20th, 2023
I have seen the burden God has laid on men. He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the hearts of men; yet they cannot fathom what God has done from beginning to end....  Read More
Be Grateful
April 13th, 2023
Every time I think of you, I give thanks to my God. Whenever I pray, I make my requests for all of you with joy... Philippians 1:3-4 (NLT)As I mentioned last week, I am taking some downtime this week ...  Read More
Lenten Devotional Reading for April 7 written by Abbie Tolbert
April 6th, 2023
READLuke 15:11-32REFLECTEditor's note: We reflected on this passage on March 11, but return again to hear the good news one more time during this holiest of weeks.The parable of the prodigal son is a ...  Read More
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