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04/10/21

Exclaiming Christ’s Gospel

April 10, 2021 DAILY READING John 20:11-20 FIELD NOTES What a beautiful way to close out the week after Easter.  We see the transformation of Mary in just a few verses…

04/9/21

God Is with Us

April 9, 2021 DAILY READING Psalm 16 FIELD NOTES Praise God that we have a caring and faithful God!  If you are experiencing a period of darkness in your life or…

04/8/21

Embracing God through Spiritual Disciplines

April 8, 2021 DAILY READING Colossians 4:2-5 FIELD NOTES In Colossians, Paul seems to be responding to some incorrect teachings that are spreading through the church.  In response to these false…

04/7/21

God Works in Us Even Today

April 7, 2021 DAILY READING Joshua 3:1-17 FIELD NOTES This is the second time we have seen the Israelites pass through murky waters to escape capture in our passages this…

04/6/21

Finding our Identity in Christ

April 6, 2021 DAILY READING Colossians 3:12-17 FIELD NOTES Because of Easter, we claim a new identity in the Risen Christ.  The Colossians, in this passage, are doing the same thing.  Our…

04/5/21

God Delivers Us

April 5, 2021 DAILY READING Exodus 14:10-31 FIELD NOTES What a glorious Easter we celebrated yesterday!  Christ has Risen!  Death has been conquered!  Glory to God! Amen! In these passages from Exodus, the…

04/3/21

What’s the Big Deal?

April 3, 2021 By Steve Schaffer Both my wife, Marilyn, and I are preacher’s kids.  We’ve pretty much seen church stuff from both within and from without…a lot of good, for…

04/2/21

Black Friday? Holy Friday? Good Friday?

April 2, 2021 By Rev. Dietrich “Deech” Kirk, Executive Director of the Center for Youth Ministry Training DAILY READING Hebrews 10:16-25, Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9, John 18:1-19:42 I have always struggled…

04/1/21

Foot Washing

April 1, 2021 By Bishop Joe Pennel DAILY READING John 13:1-7, 31-35 There was a good reason for foot washing in the time of Jesus. It was a sign of…

03/31/21

The God Who Comes to Us in Our Hour of Need

March 31, 2021 By Dr. Ray Kumalo, Pastor of Brentwood Methodist Church (South Africa) DAILY READING Mark 11:1-11 This past Sunday was Palm Sunday. Named so because of how Jesus’s…