Devotionals Daily

What Happened at the Cross?

Through the death of Christ upon the cross, sin itself was crucified for those who believe in Him. From New York’s Fifth Avenue jewelry stores to the airport souvenir counters in Rome, Italy, one piece of jewelry is universally displayed — the cross. What does the cross of Jesus mean? If we stopped people on

Prayer

These prayers are so honest and simple. Sometimes, we make prayer too complicated. We don’t say what we mean, we try to keep secrets from God as if that’s possible. He already knows, so just tell Him about it. Let’s commit today to start speaking to Him about everything we’re thinking about and ask Him for a new nearness, a new sweetness. We need Him!

Dear God…

  Editor’s note: Bunmi is deeply honest with God. She’s funny and poignant. In these often short and sweet, funny, heart-felt, sometimes sad or angry prayers you’ll feel like you’ve met a friend who gets it. * Dear God, I know you do a lot. They say you hold the atmosphere together with your hands

Bible

Discovering Your Contagious Faith Style

  There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit distributes them. There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord. There are different kinds of working, but in all of them and in everyone it is the same God at work. — 1 Corinthians 12:4-6 Getting Started Welcome to session one of

Women

Fiction Friday

Fiction Friday: January Reads

Snowed in? Or just staying out of the cold? Perfect! Grab these fiction titles and curl up for a long winter’s read by the fire. There’s nothing we enjoy more than reading with a big cup of something hot and yummy! Get cozy with these recommended titles and — bonus — they’re on sale!

Men

Jesus, Born a Servant

  Editor’s note: As we celebrate the birth of Jesus at Christmas, enjoy these two short but powerful devotions on the beauty of the Incarnation from Eugene Peterson, beloved pastor and translator of the Message Bible. The 365-day devotional God’s Message for Each Day gathers Peterson’s best-loved, most powerful writing into a daily invitation to

Family

Jesus’ Birth: A Year-Round Conversation

Christmas is almost here, and amidst the hustle and bustle, all of us Christian parents are concerned with one thing — making sure our kids remember that Christmas is about Jesus! I know I can’t be the only one who sometimes feels like this is an uphill battle.  With the shine of new toys and

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