Joshua 1:10-18 Mark Baker         Throughout our history, we have seen people blindly follow those who say they are of God. Jim Jones, David Koresh, and John Brown come to mind as leaders who people followed because they believed it was God’s will. As people of God, it is our responsibility to seek what God would […]

Joshua 1:1-9 Kerin Stascinsky Speaking of Jesus If you are around me for longer than 5 minutes, you will hear me talk about my husband, Stan.  I think he’s the best man I know; and I am constantly talking about him because of my relationship with him.  He continually supports, challenges, and surprises me.  I […]

John 10:22-30 Rachel Mumaw     How often do we ask God to speak into our lives and completely ignore the wonderful things God’s doing around us? We ask for God’s voice to speak directly to us, but ignore the celebration that is God’s creation dancing around us. We try to corner God and ask, “Where […]

Revelation 1:4-8 Steve Heyduck Writing a devotional from a reading in the book of Revelation is the definition of (this week’s theme) perseverance, isn’t it? Maybe not. Maybe the definition of perseverance is reading a devotional on a reading from the book of Revelation. Whatever else one might think of Revelation, we can all agree […]

Acts 5:17-32 Rachel Mumawm If you would, please imagine that you’re watching these verses as if it’s a movie for a moment. The high priest and the Sadducees in their fancy robes smile gleefully as the apostles are marched into a prison. Maybe the high priest is calling them blasphemers that will trouble the people […]

John 20:19-31 Kerin Stascinsky While in Mexico for work this week, I received the news that our Children’s ministry staff person had resigned from her position.  We don’t always know the details of these types of situations, and it’s difficult when people we care about transition.  We not only now have a gap in the […]