Dec11

Devotions for a Blue Christmas

For many people, Christmas is a time for family, giving, and happiness. But, for some the “most wonderful time of the year” is anything but wonderful. For them “blue Christmas” for is real. Here is a selection of devotions to help you see God’s presence in your circumstances during the holidays.

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Dec08

Devotions for Christmas Morning

Deep down we remember that the greatest Christmas present of all is Christ. Yet, the busyness, buying, and giving of the Christmas season can drown that out. Savor God’s greatest gift this year by sharing one of these devotional selections with your loved ones on Christmas morning.

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Dec07

What is an Advent Wreath?

Have you ever wondered what Advent wreaths are really all about? Advent wreaths symbolize God's unending love, His gift of eternal life, and the season of hope, peace, joy, and love that commemorates Christ's coming and anticipates His hoped-for return.

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Dec06

What is Advent?

Advent is a time of hopeful expectation, to reflect on our need for a Savior, to celebrate his coming, and to watch for his return.

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Dec01

5 Christmas Eve Devotions

It can be hard to focus on the true meaning of Christmas when there are so many external trappings. Take just a few minutes to reflect on what Christmas is really all about.

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Dec01

6 Christmas Devotions for Women

The Christmas season is filled with white lights, glad tidings, joyful music, and—oh, let’s be real; the season is filled with plain old busyness! As December 25th approaches, we fall prey to that seasonal bug of busyness. With all the decorating, shopping, sorting, baking, wrapping, and attending Christmas performances and activities—our schedules are never more full.

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Nov30

Jesus’ Extended Family

This month our Today readings tell us about a variety of biblical characters who were part of Jesus’ extended family. All kinds of people with all kinds of experiences for us to read and from which we can learn. Our theme this month is “Jesus’ Extended Family.”

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Oct31

Loving One Another

This month our Today readings focus on Jesus’ words—“Love one another, as I have loved you.” We’ll reflect on our relationship to Jesus Christ, and how that relationship affects all our other relationships. Our theme this month is “Loving One Another.”

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Oct10

What Caused the Reformation? A Very Brief History.

The Protestant Reformation began 500 years ago and changed the way we understand Christianity to this day. But what sparked this transformative movement? Martin Luther, a priest and scholar, challenged the widespread practice of selling indulgences, a kind of certificate for forgiveness of sins.

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