04/21/2024

Dealing With Conflict

Scripture Reading — Romans 12:17-19If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.— Romans 12:18Conflict is an inevitable part of life, but as followers of Christ we are called to pursue peace and reconciliation. In the midst of conflict we have the opportunity to demons

04/20/2024

Discerning God’s Will

Scripture Reading — Proverbs 16:1-3, 9In their hearts humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps.— Proverbs 16:9Discerning God’s will calls for seeking God’s wisdom and aligning our hearts with his purposes. As we desire to make choices that honor the Lord, we can trust that he w

04/19/2024

Transitions

Scripture Reading — James 4:13-15Now listen, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go to this or that city, spend a year there . . . and make money.” . . . [But] you ought to say, “If it is the Lord’s will, we will live and do this or that.”— James 4:13-15Transitions in our lives can be exciting a

04/18/2024

Dealing With Doubt

Scripture Reading — Psalm 56:1-13When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. In God, whose word I praise—in God I trust and am not afraid.— Psalm 56:3-4Doubt can cast a shadow on our faith, causing us to question God’s faithfulness and promises. But in the midst of doubt we can find assurance by anchor

04/17/2024

Drawing Near to God

Scripture Reading — James 4:7-10Come near to God and he will come near to you.— James 4:8Intimacy with God is a precious invitation that is extended to each one of us. Our relationship with God is not distant but brings us in close communion with the Creator of the universe, who desires to reveal hi

04/16/2024

Spiritual Warfare

Scripture Reading — Ephesians 6:10-18Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes.— Ephesians 6:11In our journey of faith we are engaged in spiritual battle. The enemy seeks to distract, discourage, and deceive us. But there is no need to fear because in

04/15/2024

Singleness: Embracing God’s Purpose

Scripture Reading — 1 Corinthians 7:7-9I wish that all of you were [unmarried] as I am. But each of you has your own gift from God; one has this gift, another has that.— 1 Corinthians 7:7Singleness is not a season to be endured but a gift to be embraced. People who are single have a unique opportuni

04/14/2024

Trusting God

Scripture Reading — Proverbs 3:5-6Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.— Proverbs 3:5-6God invites us to trust in him, to surrender our worries, doubts, and fears into his capable hands. Thi

04/13/2024

Servant Leadership II

Scripture Reading — Matthew 20:25-28“The Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”— Matthew 20:28In a world that often values power and authority, servant leadership stands as a powerful model for those who seek to make a lasting impact. Jesus, o

04/12/2024

Servant Leadership I

Scripture Reading — Mark 10:42-45“Whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant.”— Mark 10:43Leadership is not about exerting power and control but about serving others with humility and love. Jesus, our ultimate example of leadership, taught us that true greatness lies in sacrificial

04/11/2024

Gratitude: A Heart of Thankfulness

Scripture Reading — 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.— 1 Thessalonians 5:18Gratitude is a transformative attitude. It helps us to shift from looking at what we don’t have to seeing the abundance of blessings around us. In our gra

04/10/2024

Secure in God’s Grace

Scripture Reading — Romans 10:9-13If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.— Romans 10:9Salvation is a precious gift offered to everyone, and all who believe in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior receive salvation. T