Small Waterfalls
Devotions

Karateka

Do we sometimes enter into conversations ready for combat, when others actually need to see us as someone who can help show them the way to be rescued?

Tree at Manatee Park
Devotions

Do You Read the Bible, or Study It?

The Bible is a great book, whether we read it spontaneously, or study it carefully. I encourage you to mix some of both practices into your Bible-reading.

Colorful Rocks
Devotions

Epaphroditus

In the book of Philippians, a delivery person is a hero. Who knows - we may be called to carry good things to others in Jesus' name, as well.

Rock Overlook
Devotions

Free Wisdom!

There aren't many free things in life - and some we wouldn't take if they were free. However, God's wisdom is available for the taking. Will we accept it?

Message Lights from Apollo 8 Launch Room Reconstruction
Devotions

Commit!

Just as there is a point in the countdown of a rocket launch when the takeoff is imminent, God makes a commitment to those who accept Jesus, even before we receive our eternal reward.

Three Pigeons
Devotions

Those Guys

Let us make the furthering of the Kingdom of God a celebration (no matter who is introducing people to Jesus), and not a competition.

Chocolate Dessert
Devotions

Bites vs. Meals

Although many verses of the Bible are valuable on their own, sometimes we need to read and study more of the Bible at a time.

Battery-Operated Candle
Devotions

Don’t Give Up

If other people can't help but listen to us if we are persistent enough, how much more will a God who loves us hear our requests?

Orange Fungi
Devotions

Not Fungible 

The fact that you were created uniquely means that your exact role in life can't be replaced by anyone else.

Grass
Devotions

What Are You Planting?

Although the results don't always happen right away, if we live according to God's direction, we can expect positive results eventually.

View of Flower and Sun
Devotions

Overcoming

No matter how we psych ourselves up, we can only be assured of success if we somehow know that we're on the team that will win in the end.