Devotionals

A Welcome Devotional
February 2, 2020 | Devotionals

The 2020 Challenge
January 1, 2020 | Bible study, Devotionals, Discipline, God's Word

As a deer pants for flowing streams, so pants my soul for you, O God (Psalm 42:1, esv). What does a new decade hold for you? Are you longing for something new, better, different? Are you tired of flipping pages on the calendar and going through the motions of your life? Want to make a […]

Bitter Doesn’t Make it Better
November 17, 2017 | Devotionals

See to it that no one fails to obtain the grace of God; that no “root of bitterness” springs up and causes trouble, and by it many become defiled (Hebrews 12:15, esv). Maybe you’re in one of those seasons of life where you really don’t want to accept what’s happening right now. Maybe, if you’re […]

Noisy or Nice?
November 17, 2017 | Devotionals

If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal (1 Corinthians 13:1, esv). I doubt you’ve ever had an angel talk to you. But if it were to happen to you someday, I’m guessing his speech would be more articulate […]

What Your Kids Need Most From You
March 28, 2011 | Children, Devotionals, Family

“Let only word(s) . . .good for edification according to the need of the moment, so that it will give grace to those who hear.”  Ephesians 4:29 So what is it that your kids need most from you?  Love? Food? Shelter? As the father who raised teenagers, I wonder if most kids would say “cash.” Joking […]