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May/Jun 2016

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Struggling with the Psalms

Lindsay Gray

For most of my life, the Psalms have been a roadblock in my trek through the Bible. The Psalms were not a big part…


Rachel Starr Thomson

Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy good health and that all may go well with you, even as your soul is getting along well.

3 John 1:2 (NIV)

I try to walk a couple of kilometers every day. I hope that taking a daily walk will keep me healthy when I am older. For now, it gets…

05/04/16 at 07:59 AM

For the Love of God

Sally Kamerling

Whatever you do, do everything for the glory of God.

1 Corinthians 10:31b (NRSV)

You are busy with church, school, homework, after-school sports and clubs, chores at home. In the hustle and bustle of every day, it’s hard to feel the presence of…

05/03/16 at 11:50 AM


Jordan Busby & Adam Rothrock

To set the mind on the Spirit is life and peace.

Romans 8:6b (NRSV)

For me, silence means having no distractions, which is crucial to my time alone with God. I’ve discovered that a daily routine of spending 15–20 minutes with the Creator…

05/02/16 at 08:08 AM

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Pray for God’s World

The Ecumenical Prayer Cycle

In the week ahead, offer prayers for the people of Eritrea and Ethiopia.

05/01/16 at 03:48 PM

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Think the Bible Is Boring?

Try using your imagination and your senses to place yourself in a Bible story, as if you were creating a movie in your mind. This method of praying the…

04/28/16 at 03:16 PM


David McCoy, 16

There is no one who does not sin.

1 Kings 8:46b (NIV)

Temptation never seems to go away, and old habits are hard to break. The kings who came to power after King Solomon made the same mistakes over and over…

04/28/16 at 11:52 AM


Hunter Haun & Alina Kanaski

My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me.

John 10:27 (NIV)

God speaks to us through the word. If we don’t read the Bible or pay no attention to the meaning of the verses we read, we miss out on…

04/27/16 at 07:55 AM

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Courage to Follow

Emily Spillane, 20

Lord, thank you for calling us to follow. You have prepared us and equipped us with everything we need to be the people you want us to be…

04/26/16 at 07:36 PM

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Try a Bible Reading Plan

There are plenty of tools out there to help you read the Bible in an organized way. Here are some options and websites that provide reading plans. These sites…

04/26/16 at 03:30 PM

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Praying the Scriptures

In today’s devo, we are challenged to seek God by prayerfully reading scripture. Are you ready to take the challenge? Try one or more of these ways to practice praying the scriptures:


04/25/16 at 11:30 AM

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