10/11/17 Humbled

READING: Isaiah 37-38, Colossians 3 “Incline your ear, O Lord, and hear; open your eyes, O Lord, and see. . . .” Isaiah 37:17 Today, I’m humbled….

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10/10/17 Striving for Others

READING: Isaiah 34-36, Colossians 2 “For I want you to know how great a struggle I have for you.” Colossians 2:1 I write this devotion as both…

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Why We Must Be Open to Different Styles of Worship Music

This past weekend, I had the privilege of worshipping at a gathering of many churches from one area (in my denomination, an “associational” meeting). During that meeting, several worship teams—all using different styles, and some in a different language—led us in worship.

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10/09/17 Foolishness

READING: Isaiah 32-33, Colossians 1 “. . . to leave the craving of the hungry unsatisfied, and to deprive the thirsty of drink.” Isaiah 32:6…

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6 Ways for Your Small Group to Pray Outwardly

I believe small groups are critical to the health of a church. Not only are they the place where we learn, grow, and fellowship, but they also ought to be a place of intentional prayer. Much of our praying, though, is focused only on ourselves.

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10/08/17 Do Not Be Anxious

READING: Isaiah 30-31, Philippians 4 “Do not be anxious about anything.” Philippians 4:6 I admit that I tend to be a worrier. No matter how…

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