Only One Returned
November 28th, 2023
Devotion by Andrew KnoxI know Jesus couldn’t have been confused, so obviously he was making a point. He had encountered ten lepers. Well, not up close. As told in Luke 17, the lepers “stood at a dista...
Hallelujah Christ Is Coming
November 15th, 2023
This time of year as fall winds down and we begin to look toward Christmas, is a favoritetime of mine. This time of year is categorized in the Christian liturgical year as Advent. Theword Advent means...
Light and Darkness by Mary Stewart
November 13th, 2023
I’ve been pondering light and darkness lately and scriptures related to it, especially now that we are moving into the fall and winter. When the sun sets before supper it messes with my rhythms. I ten...
Temptation to Be Powerful by Wesley Kouba
November 1st, 2023
Temptation to Be Powerful (adapted from Henri Nouwen; Matt 4:8-11) By Wesley KoubaThere is nothing more you could be or possess that minimizes or diminishes the absolute power of God inside you (Jn 14...
Disappointment by Jeff Beman
November 1st, 2023
2 Samuel 7:13 [Solomon] shall build a house for My name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever. When the Israelites left Mount Sinai to journey through the wilderness to the Promised ...
Instrument of God's Grace by Mike Loosbrock
October 24th, 2023
Luke 19:5-7, When Jesus reached the spot, he looked up and said to him, “Zacchaeus, come down immediately. I must stay at your house today.” So he came down at once and welcomed him gladly. All the pe...
Decoys in Life by Jason Ling
October 10th, 2023
1 Corinthians 10:13, ”No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will ...
A Little Redemption for the Friends of Job by Rachel Dreesen
September 28th, 2023
Ah, Job's friends. Doomed to go down in history as the poster children for "what not to say to your grieving friend". We can read in the book of Job that [the man named] Job was a good, righteous man....
What We Really Need by Libby Johnson
September 25th, 2023
Psalm 19:1-3 “The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they reveal knowledge. They have no speech, they u...
Knowing Your Joy, Wearing Your Joy by Mary Stewart
September 13th, 2023
When I hear the word joy many people and things come to mind. My grandmother had an infectious laugh, she loved life, and found joy in the simple things. I also think of my granddaughter Adalyn Joy, a...
Labor Day Rest by Jeff Beman
August 31st, 2023
Exodus 20 8 “Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. 9 Six days you shall labor, and do all your work, 10 but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God. On it you shall not do any work, y...
Seasons of Change by Jason Ling
August 23rd, 2023
Ecclesiastes 3:1, “There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens:”Well it's that time of year again. Summer is ending and at least in our house change is on the way...