The Forever Word

The Forever Word

The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our God will stand forever (Isaiah 40:8). “Forever” is a big word, isn’t it? It defies our human understanding because our human perspective often thinks in limited and timely terms about years, days, and hours. In...
Finding Peace in Troubling Times

Finding Peace in Troubling Times

I  laced up my boots and straightened my starched uniform every morning as I left for work before the sun rose above the horizon. I was a soldier and a combat veteran. Strong. Confident. Competent But I packed a secret deep in my cargo pockets. I could not shake the...
Be Still Devotions

Be Still Devotions

As we prepare for our time together while we are apart, take a moment to read devotions based on our 2020 convention theme “Be Still.” President Debbie Yocky wrote the first devotion. She focused on the first part of Psalm 46:10a. Be still. Senior Pastoral Counselor...
Balancing Act

Balancing Act

Jonathan Pendleton | Unsplash So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God (1 Corinthians 10:31). An email arrives. “Can you bring cookies or other nibbles to the coffee hour next Sunday?” A text message dings. “Could you help out by...
Journey

Journey

Annie Spratt When you are preparing to take a journey, what plans do you make? Do you carefully map out the route, the mode of transportation, and the stops along the way? Do you joyfully study all you can about the journey and look forward to the experiences you will...
The Greatest Love

The Greatest Love

unsplash-logoHush Naidoo For great is your love, higher than the heavens; your faithfulness reaches to the skies (Psalm 108:4 NIV).Considering GodGod is eternal and never changes. Neither does His love. Before the beginning of time, the holy God of all Creation...