Nerds for Jesus

Nerds for Jesus View in browser March 26, 2023 Nerds for Jesus Molly Baskette We are fools for the sake of Christ. – 1 Corinthians 4:10a (NRSV) The YA fiction writer John Green redeemed nerdiness for us all. He said that a nerd is simply someone who gets excited about things. I wish I’d known … Read more

If I Had Known Then

If I Had Known Then View in browser March 25, 2023 If I Had Known Then Vince Amlin In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a town in Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. The Virgin’s name … Read more

Don’t Take the Subway

Don’t Take the Subway View in browser March 24, 2023 Don’t Take the Subway Lillian Daniel Instead of each person watching out for their own good, watch out for what is better for others. – Philippians 2:4 (CEB) As a tourist in Dallas, I decided to take the subway, despite the fact that a few … Read more

Repeatedly Repeating

Repeatedly Repeating View in browser March 23, 2023 Repeatedly Repeating Chris Mereschuk It’s no trouble for me to repeat the same things to you because they will help keep you on track. – Philippians 3:1a (CEB) I was taught that when scripture writers really want you to learn something, they’ll repeat it three times. Important … Read more

Living the Dream

Living the Dream View in browser March 22, 2023 Living the Dream Marilyn Pagán-Banks When the Lord restored the fortunes of Zion, we were like those who dream. Then our mouth was filled with laughter, and our tongue with shouts of joy; then it was said among the nations, “The Lord has done great things … Read more

Take (My) Heart

Take (My) Heart View in browser March 21, 2023 Take (My) Heart Mary Luti I am longing to see you so that I may share with you some spiritual gift to strengthen you—or rather so that we may be mutually encouraged by each other’s faith, both yours and mine.” – Romans 1:11-12 (NRSV) Half the … Read more


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: Sabbatical View in browser March 20, 2023 Sabbatical Rachel Hackenberg Six years you shall sow your field, and six years you shall prune your vineyard, and gather in their yield; but in the seventh year there shall be a sabbath of complete rest for the land, a sabbath for … Read more

Sufferings and Glories

Sufferings and Glories View in browser March 19, 2023 Sufferings and Glories Donna Schaper I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing to the glory that is to be revealed in us. – Romans 8:18 (NRSV) Many people have committed to the long haul of ending racism. We know it … Read more

A Long Way Off

A Long Way Off View in browser March 18, 2023 A Long Way Off Vicki Kemper “While he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was moved with compassion. His father ran to him, hugged him, and kissed him.” – Luke 15:20 (CEB) Many of us talk about repentance during Lent. … Read more


Defrosting View in browser March 17, 2023 Defrosting Liz Miller The Lord said to Moses, “I have seen this people, how stiff-necked they are. . .” But Moses implored the Lord his God . . . And the Lord changed his mind about the disaster that he planned to bring on his people. – Exodus … Read more