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092021 Weekly Devotional

Success from an Eternal Perspective Written by Noah Cavendish A truly Christ-centered life often does not make much sense in this world. I know, that may seem like an outrageous statement coming from a pastoral intern in a weekly devotional but let me explain. We live in a culture that ingrains in us the thought […]

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091321 Weekly Devotional

Eye-Opening Gratitude Written by Leif Proctor After getting off the bus, I walked through the mud with the rest of my team to meet the camp’s leader. Beautiful snow-capped mountains dissected the grey sky, and the sounds of laughter and foreign words I could not understand chimed in my ears. Something suddenly stood out to […]

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090621 Weekly Devotional

Labor Day by Jane Josephs “He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak.” –Isaiah 40:29 Maybe it’s because the COVID-19 pandemic shows no sign of abating. Or it could be the depressing news cycle we’re in right now. But whatever the reason, the word weary keeps coming to my mind. […]

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083021 Weekly Devotional

Fully Alive Written by Nikki Horne In the message series for August we have been talking about Jesus as the bread of life. In John 6:51, Jesus says, “I am the living bread that came down from heaven. Whoever eats this bread will live forever. This bread is my flesh, which I will give for the life of […]

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082321 Weekly Devotional

The Bread of Life “At this the Jews there began to grumble about Him because He said, ‘I am the bread that came down from heaven.’” –John 6:41 It would probably be unfair to blame the Jews too much for being confused when Jesus said He was the bread from heaven, right? I mean, up […]

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081621 Weekly Devotional

The Search Party “’For this is what the Sovereign Lord says: I myself will search for My sheep and look after them.’” –Ezekiel 34:11 Inspired by Pastor Rob’s message series, I had some fun the other day thinking about the word search. The first thing that came to mind was search and rescue, followed by […]

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080921 Weekly Devotional

Creating Space for God – Never Alone “The Lord said, ‘Go out and stand on the mountain in the presence of the Lord, for the Lord is about to pass by.’” –1 Kings 19:11 In all the years that I’ve been studying the story of Elijah, the repetition in the conversation between Elijah and the […]

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080221 Weekly Devotional

Creating Space for God – No Striving “Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place to rest.” –Mark 6:31b The spectacle on Mount Carmel is over. God has brought fire, followed by rain. And Elijah, tucking his cloak in his belt, has run all the way to Jezreel ahead of King Ahab, only to […]

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072621 Weekly Devotional

Creating Space for God – No Wavering “Elijah went before the people and said, ‘How long will you waver between two opinions? If the Lord is God, follow him; but if Baal is God, follow him.’” –1 Kings 18:21 When Elijah steps up to challenge the people of the Northern Kingdom of Israel to choose […]

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071921 Weekly Devotional

Creating Space for God – No Comparison “My whole being will exclaim, ‘Who is like you, Lord?’“ –Psalm 35:10a Most of us would readily admit that we’re a little uncertain and intimidated by what the Bible calls the gift of prophecy. Speak on behalf of God? Foretell the future? Let’s leave that to the paid […]

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