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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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092420 Weekly Devotional

Blessed with Every Spiritual Blessing by Pastor Greg Hoffmann Last week we had guests in our home:  our daughter, son-in-law, and their two children, ages 15 months and 2 months shy of 3 years old (so a two-year-old). I had forgotten how self-centered we are when we are two. I know Jesus talks about being […]

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091720 Weekly Devotional

My “ABC” To Do List for the Lord by Jane Josephs Acknowledge God in all my waysBe authentic with othersCast my cares on HimDevote my heart to HimEmpty myselfFall on His mercyGrant myself room to failHelp others healInvite Jesus into the secret places of my lifeJealously guard my time with GodKeep silent and listen during […]

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091020 Weekly Devotional

The Shelter of His Wings, Devotional #9 by Jane Josephs “Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor; If they fall down, they can help each other up.” –Ecclesiastes 4:9 We don’t often find ourselves studying the book of Ecclesiastes, do we? The refrain of “everything is meaningless” doesn’t offer […]

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090320 Weekly Devotional

The Shelter of His Wings, Devotional #8 by Jane Josephs In the midst of so much uncertainty, tension and trouble in our world, I remembered this devotion that I wrote some years ago and was reminded that our God is still in control. –JJ — “As Samuel turned to leave, Saul caught hold of the […]

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