Scraping Concrete Blocks

Verse: Galatians 1:1-2 Paul, an apostle—sent not from men nor by a man, but by Jesus Christ and God the Father, who raised him from the dead— 2 and all the brothers and sisters with me, Devotion A couple of years ago we went on a trip to Belize with our youth group....

Forgetful or Grateful?

Verse: Psalm 103:1-5 1 Praise the Lord, my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name. 2 Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all his benefits— 3 who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases, 4 who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with...

Love, Justice, and Me

Verse: Psalm 101:1-2 1 I will sing of your love and justice; to you, Lord, I will sing praise. 2 I will be careful to lead a blameless life— when will you come to me? Thoughts I love how this Psalm starts. I think that sometimes we, as people, tend to either resonate...

Broken, but Full of Love

Verse: Matthew 21:33-46 The Parable of the Tenants: Read Here When I first read this passage I sat still for a minute, and then reread it. I said to myself “Wow. This is a lot to chew on.” I reflected on where we are now in relation to the time this story took place....

How Do You Read?

Devotion I wanted to make this morning’s devotion a little more interactive, but it’s important you do your best to not read ahead! Grab a pen and paper to take some notes (or if you’re on your computer you can just open up a blank text document to...

Where Are You Planted?

Verse: Matthew 13:3-23 “And he told them many things in parables, saying: “A sower went out to sow. And as he sowed, some seeds fell along the path, and the birds came and devoured them. Other seeds fell on rocky ground, where they did not have much soil, and...