Category Archives: Christian Devotions

The Valley of Dry Bones

Hope and faith, combined with patience, allows us to see the awesome power of God if we will wait upon him… and have the strength to stand still. Continue reading

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Path of Destruction

Regardless of the source of the threat, whether it’s stinking termites or stinking thinking, it takes dramatic action to repair and protect. Continue reading

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Shared Beauty

Impressive, spectacular, beautiful: cannas lilies and people who reflect Christ in their lives. Continue reading

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Praying in the Shade

Ever notice how a bit of judicious taking it easy can really help with having to work hard? Continue reading

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Summer Eatin’

Our own tiny garden, some friends who like to share, and some old-fashioned cooking makes for some mighty fine daily bread… Continue reading

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Angel on a Summer Day

A work break on a sweltering afternoon turned into one of the most wonderful little stories I’ve ever heard. Thanks, Todd Ray! Continue reading

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Wichita Summer

In the oppressive heat of summer, we seek the blessings of rain and relief. God answers. Continue reading

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Prayer on a Summer’s Dawning

Thank you, Lord,
for the quiet stillness of this good morning,
for the softness of grass
in the dim shapes of pre-dawn’s forming… Continue reading

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The Pursuit of Harmony

Harmony in singing creates a sound that is more than the sum of its parts; it is a reflection of the nature and person of God. Continue reading

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Worry, Segregation and the Thousand Year Reign

There are things we should worry about and things we shouldn’t. As long as we’re with Jesus, that first list is a lot shorter! Continue reading

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