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This Issue:

Jan/Feb 2016

  • imagination
  • homelessness
  • prayer 101
  • and more!


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“Enough”—Jason Castro

Jason Castro’s song to his daughter reminds us that our stuff and our lifestyles do not define us if we remember that God’s blessing on our lives is all…

02/04/16 at 01:27 PM

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Living Simply Means . . .

Jake, Randy, Patrick, Chelsea, Andrew & Alina

Slowing Down and Enjoying More

When my family goes to the lake, we cook a simple meal…

02/04/16 at 08:02 AM

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Steven Lefebvre

“In the Habit” session for use with devozine meditations for February 8–14, 2016.


“I remember dating in high school as a battlefield and as a constant reminder…

02/03/16 at 10:18 AM


Alina Kanaski, 24

Better is a little with the fear of the Lord than great treasure and trouble with it.

Proverbs 15:16 (NRSV)

Sometimes I get so sick of stuff. It’s nothing more than clutter that I need to clean and organize. I’m always moving. Putting all of my stuff in boxes…

02/03/16 at 08:06 AM

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The Assignment

Alexx Campbell, 17

Since completing the Assignment, I look a little bit harder at the things I own and how I can change my lifestyle to make more room for God…

02/02/16 at 09:03 PM


Tucker Alford, 19

Let us throw off everything that hinders.

Hebrew 12:1b (NIV)

In our culture, teenagers are expected to look cool, to act cool, and to have the newest things. Living simply is hard for us, especially with the lure of…

02/02/16 at 11:49 AM

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Meet Kristofer Blankenship

Teen Advisory Board Member

“I love to help people and tell people about God! I am a volunteer firefighter and one of the Chaplains…

02/02/16 at 08:01 AM

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Clear the Clutter

Heather Tekavec

My rule for eliminating clutter is that five things a day have to go into the garbage, a charity box, or a “for sale” pile. Over time, the five-a-day…

02/01/16 at 02:46 PM

Write for devozine! Write for devozine!

Calling All Writers!

LAST CHANCE to make the next writing deadline! Check out the themes and guidelines for the Nov/Dec 2016 issue, and get your devo in by midnight Feb 2nd.

02/01/16 at 12:05 PM

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Loving Those Who Are Different

Steve Matthews

Gracious God, it’s sometimes hard for me to understand or accept or love those who are different from me. I find myself wanting to change them so that they…

01/31/16 at 08:21 PM

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