church · Faith · Holidays and Observances · Prayer

A Prayer for Father’s Day

A Prayer for Fathers on Father's DayBy Emma Danzey Deuteronomy. 6:6-9 says, "These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. Tie… Continue reading A Prayer for Father’s Day

church · Daily Devotionals

Take Comfort in the Day of Your Distress

By: Lindsay Tedder “The Lord is good, a stronghold in a day of distress: He cares for those who take refuge in Him.” Nahum 1:7 After a week of pure parenting torture, I hit my limit. It was a solid week of tantrums, defiance, meltdowns, hitting, kicking, screaming, refusing to sit in a time out, teachers telling me… Continue reading Take Comfort in the Day of Your Distress

church · Daily Devotionals · Faith

The Corinthian Creedby Shawn McEvoy

Be on your guard, stand firm in faith, be men of courage, be strong; do everything in love. -  1 Corinthians 16:13-14 ********While this devotional is geared towards men, I felt like there were a some good thoughts for everyone, not just men.*********** Today's verse hangs on a board on the wall of my son. But years… Continue reading The Corinthian Creedby Shawn McEvoy

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Happiness Isn’t Required to Rejoice

By: Meg Bucher “This is the day the LORD has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.” - Psalm 118:24 ESV “Don’t draw from the pile when there’s a wild card in your hand.” My husband repeated the proper UNO rules to my nine-year-old, as our oldest drained all the hot water for her shower.… Continue reading Happiness Isn’t Required to Rejoice

church · Easter

The Stir

By: Lysa Tuerkerst You know what my favorite part of the Easter miracle is? It’s hard to choose a favorite, but I have one. It’s the stir. The stir no one saw. That first second Jesus twitched beneath the burial clothes and death lost its sting. Hope, glorious hope rose in that second when the… Continue reading The Stir

church · What We Believe

What I Value about United Methodism: Intellectual Evangelicalism

As we are hearing more and more about the United Methodist Church and the divisions that are among them, Adam Hamilton has graciously written several posts talking about what as United Methodists we believe. These posts are for those who are remaining United Methodist, and not moving to the Global Methodist Church. If you have… Continue reading What I Value about United Methodism: Intellectual Evangelicalism

church · Daily Devotionals · Faith · Self Care

The Easy Way To Rest When You’re Exhausted

by: Asheritah Ciuciu Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28 (NIV) I eyed the bright numbers on the clock telling me I’d be lucky to get four hours of sleep that night. Hitting “send” on my paper, I stumbled into bed, murmuring, “Once I graduate, then… Continue reading The Easy Way To Rest When You’re Exhausted

church · Daily Devotionals · Self Care

Is God Your Source of Encouragement?

By Victoria Riollano Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the LORD your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.” - Deuteronomy 31:6 En·cour·age- to give support, confidence, or hope to someone. Many of us are looking to be encouraged or supported. We look… Continue reading Is God Your Source of Encouragement?

What We Believe · Why Do We.......? · World

UMCOR Sunday –March 27, 2022

God’s Mission, Our MissionGod’s Holy Spirit calls the Church into being for mission. The Church experiences and engagesin God’s mission as it pours itself out for others, ready to cross every boundary to call for truehuman dignity among all peoples. As Jesus said: ‘Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of… Continue reading UMCOR Sunday –March 27, 2022