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Daily Devotional

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Overcoming Division

April 13, 2021 DAILY READING John 7:37-43 FIELD NOTES Jesus stood up and shouted! In his shouting, he promised to give the Holy Spirit to all who believed. And wrapped…


Beautiful Feet

April 12, 2021 DAILY READING Isaiah 52:7-12 FIELD NOTES I doubt many of us ever think of our feet as beautiful. Feet are often calloused or tired or sore or even stinky….


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…