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113020 Weekly Devotional

The Coronation A Devotional for Advent “He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High.” –Luke 1:32 I confess my eye is frequently drawn to pictures of Britain’s royal family when they appear in the news. So, during this season of the coronavirus pandemic, I just couldn’t pass up the […]

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112320 Weekly Devotional

Heal Our Land The Shelter of His Wings, Devotion #14 “Blessed are those whose strength is in You, whose hearts are set on pilgrimage. As they pass through the Valley of Baka, they make it a place of springs…” –Psalm 84:5-6a Years ago, as I was praying for a friend who was going through a […]

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111620 Weekly Devotional

Being Salt and Light by Pastor Greg Hoffmann “You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled underfoot. You are the light of the world. A town built on […]

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110920 Weekly Devotional

For the Love of Art The Shelter of His Wings, Devotion #13 “Sing to Him a new song; play skillfully, and shout for joy.” –Psalm 33:3 My nephew’s wife looks forward to shopping on Black Friday every year. Me? Not so much. I’d rather enjoy the day after Thanksgiving by going to a good movie. […]

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110220 Weekly Devotional

Why Do We Work? by Pastor Greg Hoffmann Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving. –Colossians 3:23-24 During my years […]

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102620 Weekly Devotional

Can You Hear Me Now? The Shelter of His Wings, Devotion #12 by Jane Josephs “Does he who fashioned the ear not hear? Does he who formed the eye not see?”  –Psalm 94:9 I took the plunge last week. I upgraded my “device.” You know, that thing that’s never far from our reach, giving us […]

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101920 Weekly Devotional

Praying For Our Schools by Pastor Greg Hoffmann Hear, O Israel: The Lord is our God, the Lord alone. You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your might. Keep these words that I am commanding you today in your heart. Recite them to […]

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101220 Weekly Devotional

The Brightness After Rain The Shelter of His Wings, Devotion #11 By Jane Josephs “When one rules over people in righteousness, when he rules in the fear of God, he is like the light of morning at sunrise on a cloudless morning, like the brightness after rain that brings grass from the earth.” –2 Samuel […]

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100520 Weekly Devotional

Family Matters The Shelter of His Wings, Devotional #10 by Jane Josephs “God sets the lonely in families…” –Psalm 68:6 I’ve always been puzzled about why Bible scholars chose to use the word lonely in the same sentence with families in Psalm 68:6. Doesn’t being part of a family mean you’re not lonely? Or at […]

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100120 Weekly Devotional

Pray for the Welfare of the City by Pastor Greg Hoffmann Based on Jeremiah 29:4-11. When was the last time you stood on a mountain and watched the sunrise or a sunset? Or been away from city lights on a cloudless, moonless night and marveled at the stars? Or stood in a forest and marveled […]

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