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Lenten Devotional 2/24/15

February 24, 2015                       By: Kylie Von Richter   James 1:12 Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him.   I think that most of us would agree that the world we… Read more »

Lenten Devotional

February 19, 2015                             By: Nathan Russell   Jazz inspires me, and I love experiencing it. Dame Cleo Laine, one of my favorite jazz musicians, has the incredible talent of borrowing classical melodies from Mozart to create soulful, vocal jazz, redefining the limits of the standard soprano range. Jesus, too, listened for the Word of… Read more »

Christmas Eve Devotional by Rev. Todd Boling

Merry Christmas Eve!   May you take time today, in the midst of the rush, to linger at the manger for a moment.  May you take time stand in awe of the miracle of God come to live among us.  May you feel God with you!    Today’s devotional comes from Rev. Todd Boling.  Todd… Read more »

Fourth Monday of Advent: Devotional by Nikki Howard

Advent blessings!   It is almost Christmas.  This week in Advent we celebrate God’s love made real on earth.  I am reminded that while Christmas can feel so ordinary, it really is a mystery, love’s greatest surprise.  Fredrick Buechner says, “Once you have seen God in a stable you can never be sure where God… Read more »

Third Wednesday of Advent: Devotional by Angela Kaufman

  An Advent Devotional, by Rev. Angela Kaufman  Matthew 2:9-10 “When they had heard the king, they set out; and there, ahead of them, went the star that they had seen at its rising, until it stopped over the place where the child was. When they saw that the star had stopped, they were overwhelmed… Read more »

Third Friday of Advent: Devotional by Allison Lanza

An Advent Devotional, by Rev. Allison Lanza At once the angel was joined by a huge angelic choir singing God’s praises: “Glory to God in the heavenly heights. Peace to all men and women.” -Luke 2:13-14a MSG There is something about singing. There the shepherds were, settling in for another long night of work, when… Read more »

Second Wednesday of Advent: Devotional by Brad Hancock

Advent blessings to you. I pray today is filled with peace for you. For many of us peace feels far away. For some of us, finals are looming. Some of us are filled with grief as we face the holidays without a loved one. Some of us are listening to the news filled with injustice,… Read more »

Second Monday of Advent: Devotional by Michael Meek

Advent blessings to you. This week we in Advent we focus on God’s peace.  We remember that Jesus was called the Prince of Peace.  While peace was born into our world in the body of Jesus, we still long for peace.  We find ourselves crying out alongside the prophets for God’s peace to come again…. Read more »