Oneness View in browser June 4, 2023 Oneness Kenneth L. Samuel O Lord what a variety of things you have made! In wisdom you have made them all. The earth is full of your creatures. – Psalm 104:24 (NLT) E pluribus unum is the Latin phrase meaning, “out of many, one.” It was chosen by … Read more

Are You Saved?

Are You Saved? View in browser June 3, 2023 Are You Saved? Molly Baskette If you confess with your lips that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For one believes with the heart and so is justified, and one confesses with the … Read more

Jesus Doesn’t Tidy

Jesus Doesn’t Tidy View in browser June 2, 2023 Jesus Doesn’t Tidy Mary Luti But after his brothers had gone to the festival, [Jesus] also went … but in secret. And there was considerable complaining about him among the crowds. While some were saying, “He is a good man,” others were saying, “No, he is … Read more

That Covid Communion Cup

That Covid Communion Cup View in browser June 1, 2023 That Covid Communion Cup Donna Schaper Take, eat: this is my body, broken for you: this do in remembrance or me. – 1 Corinthians 11:24 (KJV) In hopes to not trivialize an important matter—the incarnation of God in Jesus in flesh and blood—I request special … Read more

Burn Out

Burn Out View in browser May 31, 2023 Burn Out Martha Spong Let sinners be consumed from the earth, and let the wicked be no more. Bless the Lord, O my soul. Praise the Lord! – Psalm 104:35 (NRSVUE) One of the things I love most about the psalms is how “right now, this minute” … Read more


Bread View in browser May 30, 2023 Bread Maren Tirabassi [Jesus] took the seven loaves and the fish; and after giving thanks he broke them and gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds. – Matthew 15:36 (NRSV) A woman gave me her Uncle Gunnar’s flag. He was an Olympic … Read more

It’s Really God

Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: It’s Really God View in browser May 27, 2023 It’s Really God Tina Villa The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. – Psalm 111:10a (NRSV) My family loved the ocean. My mother taught me that salt water would heal your cuts; its buoyancy would lift your … Read more

From Babel to Pentecost

From Babel to Pentecost View in browser May 28, 2022 From Babel to Pentecost Kenneth L. Samuel The Lord said, “Come let us go down and confuse their language so they will not understand each other.” – Genesis 11:7 (NIV) Out in the vast deserts of present-day Iraq, there existed a plain called Babel. At … Read more

God Keep Out

God Keep Out View in browser May 27, 2023 God Keep Out Matt Laney When they heard [Jesus’ sermon], all in the synagogue were filled with rage. They got up, drove Jesus out of the town and led him to the brow of the hill on which their town was built, so that they might … Read more

God Sets Controlled Burns

God Sets Controlled Burns View in browser May 26, 2023 God Sets Controlled Burns Molly Baskette John answered them all, “I baptize you with water. But one who is more powerful than I will come… He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.” – Luke 3:16 (NIV) My phone buzzed: a short series … Read more