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"Do not be conformed to this world." Lenten Devotional 4

Romans 12:1-2 (NRSV) “1) I appeal to you therefore, brothers and sisters, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. 2) Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you… Read more »

"For the Lord God is a sun and shield." Lenten Devotional 3

Psalm 84:11 – For the Lord God is a sun and shield: the Lord will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly Do you ever struggle to accept something you know is true? Sometimes, I struggle to accept the truth that God will not withhold good from me…. Read more »

"The spirit is willing, but the body is weak." Lenten Devotional 2

“Stay here and keep watch with me…could you not keep watch with me for one hour? The spirit is willing, but the body is weak.” (Matthew 26:36-46) For many Christians, Lent is a time of giving up something: certain meals or specific kind of food. For others it may be giving up television or Facebook…. Read more »

In The Beginning: Lenten Devotional 1

In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep, while a Spirit from God swept over the face of the waters. -Genesis 1: 1-2 Lent. It is the story of us; of you and me entering a season of self-reflection and… Read more »

Advent Devotional 8

Week 3: Thank you for taking the time to sit with our annual Advent Devotionals.  Campus is quiet now with the students home for winter break, yet the spirit of Advent continues with more words from of members of the TCU community.  Today’s piece comes from TCU faculty member Brandy Quinn.  Brandy teaches in the… Read more »

Advent Devotional 7

Week 3: Repentance Thank you for taking the time to sit with our annual Advent Devotionals.  Campus is quiet now with the students home for winter break, yet the spirit of Advent continues with more words from of members of the TCU community.  Today’s piece comes from TCU student Michael McCluskey, a member of TCU… Read more »

Advent Devotional 6

Week 2: Preparation Thank you for taking the time to sit with our annual Advent Devotionals.  As we move into a busy month of exams and holiday preparation, we invite you to sit with the words of members of the TCU community.  Today’s piece comes from Kurk Gayle, Director of the TCU Intensive English Program… Read more »

Advent Devotional 5

Week 2: Preparation Thank you for taking the time to sit with our annual Advent Devotionals.  As we move into a busy month of exams and holiday preparation, we invite you to sit with the words of members of the TCU community.  Our next devotional comes from Dr. Bonnie Melhart, TCU’s Associate Provost for Research… Read more »

Advent Devotional 4

Week 2: Preparation Thank you for taking the time to sit with our annual Advent Devotionals.  As we move into a busy month of exams and holiday preparation, we invite you to sit with the words of members of the TCU community.  Our fourth devotional comes from TCU student Tazman Turner.  Taz is a member… Read more »

Advent Devotional 3

  Week 1: Expectation Thank you for taking the time to sit with our annual Advent Devotionals.  As we move into a busy month of exams and holiday preparation, we invite you to sit with the words of members of the TCU community.  Our third devotional comes from Kimber Crumrine, a campus minister with TCU… Read more »