Tag Archives: Who is God

Daily Devotions: Living with Loneliness

For some people, this is a very lonely time of year. The celebrations of Christmas have come and gone. New Year resolutions are beginning to fail, and the hopes of making a difference or being successful are starting to fade. … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: Digital Faith

First, let me apologize for the last couple of days. I have been so busy setting up the new Coffee Club weekly studies that I have neglected to write these devotionals. I’d forgotten how much planning and preparation goes into … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: Washing Feet

 Podcast version here Yesterday, in the Sunday School class that I teach, we were watching a clip from the movie “Entertaining Angels.” It tells the story of Dorothy Day who started a homeless shelter in the slums of New York … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: Ambitions

Sometimes our ambition to succeed can become an idolatrous monster to feed. I have never really been comfortable around ambitious pastors. I’m of the old school that believes if you want a bigger church to lead, then grow the one … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: Equal to God

King Herod met an ignoble end for claiming to be equal to God. Are our presidential candidates in danger of going down the same path? Podcast version here Acts 12:23       Immediately, because Herod did not give praise to God, … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: Rhoda

Podcast version here  Don’t you just love the honest reactions in this story from Acts 12? Christians are praying for Peter to be released from prison, and then when he turns up at the front door, no one believes it. … Continue reading

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