Devotionally Frustrated: 5 Habits That Helped Me with “Devotions”

I grew up in church having heard (and used) the phrasing, “doing my devotions.” This was the terminology we (my youth group) used to describe a dedicated time that included reading our bibles and spending time in prayer. Perhaps this is just my own experience, but in the 4 decades of attending church, “devos” has beenContinue reading “Devotionally Frustrated: 5 Habits That Helped Me with “Devotions””

The “Try”: 10 Things you should TRY in your marriage.

My wife married a sci-fi geek.  I’m not ashamed of it.  I embrace it.  Anne, not so much.  In his endeavor to become a Jedi, Luke finds himself needing to get trained by the best.  It is here we get one of the most well-known figures in all of the Star Wars universe: Yoda. For us geeks, hisContinue reading “The “Try”: 10 Things you should TRY in your marriage.”

2 Minute Devo: What are you thinking Day 11

We’re focusing on what the Bible says about the “mind” and how that affects us.  Spend time on the devo and take a minute or two to ponder what the Word is challenging you to do. Proverbs 23:19 My son, listen, be wise, and keep your mind going in the right direction.

Marriage Blog: “It’s just not me.”

We’ve all used it to get out of things we don’t want to do. “Do you want to ride the roller coaster?” “No. It’s just not me.” “Do you want to try escargot?” “No.  It’s just not me.” “Do you like country music? “No. It’s just not me. It’s kind of our nice way of telling peopleContinue reading “Marriage Blog: “It’s just not me.””

2 Minute Marriage Devo – Day 15

Welcome to our 2 Minute Devos. This month we are in our Annual Marriage Series at Kalamazoo First Assembly of God and we’re going through devotions for couples. Take the time to read through the passage of the day and listen to the 2 Minute Devo. Proverbs 20:12 The hearing ear and the seeing eye, the Lord has made themContinue reading “2 Minute Marriage Devo – Day 15”

2 Minute Devo Series: Book of Matthew Day 18

Welcome to our 2 Minute Devos. This month we’re going through the Book of Matthew. Take the time to read through the passage of the day and listen to the 2 Minute Devo. Matthew 17 English Standard Version (ESV) The Transfiguration 17 And after six days Jesus took with him Peter and James, and John his brother,Continue reading “2 Minute Devo Series: Book of Matthew Day 18”

2 Minute Devo: “Can you hear me?”

We started a new series this month called “His Faithfulness” We are looking at the faithfulness of God revealed to us in the scripture.  Take time to read the passage here on the blog or in your own bible. Today’s scripture: 1 John 5:14-15 And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if weContinue reading “2 Minute Devo: “Can you hear me?””

2 Minute Devo: “Open Ear”

We started a new series this month called “His Faithfulness” We are looking at the faithfulness of God revealed to us in the scripture.  Take time to read the passage here on the blog or in your own bible. Today’s scripture: Psalm 61 1 O God, listen to my cry! Hear my prayer! 2 From the ends ofContinue reading “2 Minute Devo: “Open Ear””