Daily Devotion – A Life That Bears Fruit

Daily Devotion – A Life That Bears Fruit

I remember buying an expensive cosmetic product. My plan was to only use it on special occasions. It was months before I used it for a second time, only to find out it had dried and was as hard as a rock and absolutely useless. I had paid a lot, and it was now...
Daily Devotion – Count the Cost

Daily Devotion – Count the Cost

The Cost This story in the Bible is one of my favorites. This verse is written so simply, yet the picture that it paints, truly is worth a thousand words. I realize I’ve been a part of making Jesus someone who He is not. I’ve mis-represented His worth by...
Daily Devotion – He Knows Your Pain

Daily Devotion – He Knows Your Pain

Do you feel alone when you weep, as if no one understands the depth of your grief? What if I told you someone does? Would you believe me? As I knelt by the graveside of yet another person I loved gone in 2017 the tears welled up. Teardrops fell one by one on to the...
Daily Devotion – Wise Counsel

Daily Devotion – Wise Counsel

How can anyone resist the pull of peer pressure? It’s easy to say, “If you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything!” But resisting the influence of others is often not so easy. At times, the forcefulness of other people...
Daily Devotion – Grovel, Grind or Glorify

Daily Devotion – Grovel, Grind or Glorify

Life tested Job and in the end, God allowed him to be restored. Whether personally or witnessing the trials and triumphs of family and friends,  I have too many stories I could add. What I’ll share briefly is Job had a choice in his response as we all do....
Daily Devotion – Expectancy

Daily Devotion – Expectancy

This passage of Scripture tells me so much about God. The simple fact that God “…hears my voice…” (Psalm 5:3, NIV) astonishes me. There are so many things for God to give his attention to: the sounds of his creation, the rushing waters, the cries of a newborn baby,...