Practicing Scripture

Practicing Scripture

This week, Dr. Kelly Blewett brings us a reflection on reading, or “practicing,” scripture for our Thursday devotional. I hope you all find it as meaningful and enjoyable as I did! Thank you, Kelly!   PRACTICING SCRIPTURE One of the most demanding...
Practicing Scripture

Devotional – DEBTLESS

DEBTLESS They called him “Father Grande.” On hot, sweaty days, he would give kids lifts in his jeep through tall fields of sugarcane. Most of these rides were joyous moments of laughter shared among friends. One, however, wasn’t. Today’s devotional is the story of...
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Devotional – FEASTING

FEASTING For as long as I can remember, I’ve been fascinated by the idea of the Bible as an actor. I don’t just want to know what the Bible is, I want to know what it does. How does the Bible work? What is God trying to do through it? How should it make me feel? I’ve...
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Devotional – MANY

MANY Last week, we talked about what can be gained by sticking together, even when it means we might sometimes rub each other the wrong way. Togetherness, we said, goes to the heart of who we are as human beings. We need each other. We’re fundamentally social people....
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Devotional – TOGETHER

TOGETHER Being in community together isn’t always comfortable, especially when being together means talking about important issues that matter in our lives and our world. As we approach another big election season, passions are going to rise and tensions are going to...