Devotional – CHASMS

Devotional – CHASMS

CHASMS Welcome to Week 2 of Easter! Some folks call this season “Eastertide,” which is fun, but I just think of it as the Time of Resurrection Life. Here we are in the midst of the presence of the risen Christ, and yet there is even more to come. Hallelujah! What a...
Devotional – ANTICIPATED JOY

Devotional – ANTICIPATED JOY

ANTICIPATED JOY Welcome to Maundy Thursday, our first holy day after Palm Sunday. Let us join together in prayer… PrayerCrucified God! Guide us today by your Word and your Holy Spirit, so that in your light we might see light, and in your truth, we might find freedom,...
Devotional – CHASMS

Devotional – THE ANNOUNCEMENT

THE ANNOUNCEMENT Strangely enough, today is the day we traditionally celebrate the angel Gabriel’s announcement to Mary that she would give birth to God, the savior of the world, and that she would call him Jesus. Seems a bit out of place, doesn’t it? Is this...
Devotional – CHASMS

Devotional – MUDDY SHOES

MUDDY SHOES It’s raining outside. Why not pray a bit?  PrayerGod of the sun and the rain, guide us today by your Word and your Holy Spirit, so that in your light we might see light, and in your truth, we might find freedom, and in your will, we might truly...
Devotional – CHASMS

Devotional – BAKING SODA

BAKING SODA This ain’t The Great British Bake Off, but we’re going to try. Somehow this past week my kids didn’t plow through the bananas, which means they’ve gone brown. That’s not bad. Actually, it’s fantastic — because now we get banana bread. A few years ago, Sara...
Devotional – CHASMS

Devotional – THE FAR COUNTRY

THE FAR COUNTRY We are entering our third week of Lent, my friends, and I hope you have been experiencing the joy of repentance and the fullness that comes with entering into the way of life that God has set out for us. This week, we continue our Lenten journey with a...