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Devo - Seeing Halfway
January 31st, 2023
The Disciples didn't fully understand what it means to truly be following Jesus. We often don't "get it" spiritually, either. We can see Jesus halfway and not all of who he is. However, there is hope ...  Read More
Journal Guide - John 13:31-35 "As I Have Loved You"
January 27th, 2023
Jesus gives his Disciples, and us, a prioritized commandment. Jesus says we are to love each other just as or in the same way and to the same extent that he has loved us. And then he gives the why. Bu...  Read More
Devo - Hope
January 24th, 2023
Spend a minute this morning in a short prayer reflecting on Hebrews 6:19. What a great way to start your day!...  Read More
Devo - Jesus is Peace
January 19th, 2023
Why can't the world give us peace as Jesus can? Because Jesus, himself, is Peace. It's his very presence, and he promises to always be with us. Don't let your hearts be troubled. Neither let them be a...  Read More
Journal Guide - Matthew 11:28-30 "Rest"
January 18th, 2023
Being burdened and weary seems part of this life; however, it doesn't have to be. Jesus says to come to him, and he will give us true rest, which results from exchanging our burdens for his rest....  Read More
Journal Guide - Mark 4:35-41 "Jesus is in Our Boat"
January 13th, 2023
The Disciples were afraid because the storm they were in was terrifying. Jesus told his Disciples (and us), "Do not be afraid." That sounds easy, but many of us fail miserably at not having fear. Jesu...  Read More
Journal Guide - Luke 5:12-15 "Outcast"
January 13th, 2023
Jesus had compassion and drew close to those whom society had outcast. What does it look like to reflect that same attitude in our lives today?...  Read More
Devo - Transparent Trust
January 12th, 2023
Transparent trust developed over time in an environment seeking to embrace God’s Word and apply it to all areas of our lives is critical. This allows truth to be spoken and invites the power of the Ho...  Read More
Devo - Making Disciples
January 10th, 2023
Jesus didn't pour his life into hundreds of people to carry his message forward to the world. Instead, Jesus made disciples of twelve men through intentional, committed relationships....  Read More
Devo - Love Motivates Obedience
January 5th, 2023
Jesus is not asking us to try really hard to clean up our own life, or be religious, or obey a list of to-dos. The transformation of our lives comes through a love relationship with him....  Read More
Devo - Permanent Identification
January 3rd, 2023
What does baptism symbolize? See a deeper identification with God and a far deeper meaning in baptism as Pastor Dave shares the meaning of two Greek words....  Read More
Devo - Look Closely
December 29th, 2022
As Jesus is preparing you to GO make disciples, does that cause fear and doubt in you? Look closely at Jesus and get sure....  Read More
Devo - Trust
December 27th, 2022
Spend a minute in a short prayer reflecting on Psalm 143:8. What a great way to start your day!...  Read More
Devo - Know Him Personally
December 23rd, 2022
Our God wants us to know him personally. He does not want to be an impersonal spiritual force in your life. He comes personally for you....  Read More
Devo - What's in a Name?
December 21st, 2022
What's in a name? When that name is Jesus - everything is in that name! There's only one gift that is eternally important - the gift of Jesus. "God is Salvation." What does that name mean to you perso...  Read More
Devo - Becoming a Christ-follower
December 15th, 2022
Jesus tells us three things we must do to follow him. Once we do the first, the other two come easily....  Read More
Devo - Who is Jesus Christ?
December 13th, 2022
Who you say Jesus Christ is will affect your life both here and eternally. ...  Read More
Devo - Rightly Reading God's Word
December 8th, 2022
God's Word can be plainly and simply known by the context of what you are reading....  Read More
Devo - Devotional Prayer
December 6th, 2022
Aligning our hearts and prayers with God's will is the pinnacle of the Christ-follower's prayer life. ...  Read More
Devo - Responding to God's Word
December 1st, 2022
Jesus wants to radically change every part of your life. We are truly transformed by God when we respond to what he calls us to do in obedient, faithful action....  Read More
Devo - Applying God's Word
November 29th, 2022
Application of God's Word in our life is where true transformation begins. Apply God's Word personally through the Holy Spirit and start a fire in your own life!...  Read More
Devo - Meditating on God's Word
November 22nd, 2022
Our entire time alone with God is directed by God’s Word. Desire his words more than life, and marinate in them today....  Read More
Devo - Get Alone With God
November 17th, 2022
Having a supernatural, transforming relationship with God is absolutely possible. The first step is getting alone with him....  Read More
Devo - The World's Measuring Tools
November 15th, 2022
Have you ever felt the "other guy" is getting ahead? Are we measuring with the right tools?...  Read More