Start Your Faith

People say that the hardest part of any task is just taking the first step. I don’t know if I agree that it’s the HARDEST, but it’s definitely up in the top 5! So, if you’re just starting this whole “getting to know God” thing, you’re gonna want to bookmark this page. These devotions are aimed right where you are at. Don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions, too. I don’t have all the answers but I can usually find someone who does.

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5 Ways To Be In The Top 5%

"About that time the disciples came to Jesus and asked, 'Which of us is greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven?'" Matthew 18:1 NLT ___ Chapter 18 of the Gospel of Matthew opens with the disciples all wanting to know who would be the greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven. If...

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5 Ways To Be In The Top 5%
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The Blinds and The Brick

So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal. 2 Corinthians 4:18 NIV ___ Outside the waiting room window is a brick wall. Because of how the open window blinds were positioned...

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The Blinds and The Brick
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Waiting Room

You parents - if your children ask for a loaf of bread, do you give them a stone instead? Matthew 9:9 NLT ___ I don't know what YOU do when the "answer" isn't clear. I panic and try to research the options to death. But the really tricky questions don't always have...

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Waiting Room
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Whose Father?!

And a voice from heaven said, "This is my beloved Son, and I am fully pleased with him." Matthew 3:17 NLT ___ I haven't heard people share misinterpreted song lyrics in awhile... maybe it's because we have YouTube videos with lyrics on them now. No one has to guess...

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Whose Father?!
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Hesitation

When Lot still hesitated, the angels seized his hand and the hands of his wife and two daughters and rushed them to safety outside the city, for the LORD was merciful. Genesis 19:16 NLT ___ Sometimes, the hardest part about making a big life change is just the...

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Hesitation
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I Hear Voices

I will cause you to become the father of a great nation. I will bless you and make you famous, and I will make you a blessing to others. I will bless those who bless you and curse those who curse you. All families of the earth will be blessed through you. Genesis...

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I Hear Voices
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More Than Human

"God knows that your eyes will be opened when you eat it. You will become just like God,  knowing everything, both good and evil." Genesis 3:5 NLT ___ What would you do if...? Sometimes, while reading a book or watching a movie I ask myself what I would do if I...

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More Than Human
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Magnetized

Household gods give false advice, fortune-tellers predict only lies, and interpreters of dreams pronounce comfortless falsehoods. So my people are wandering like lost sheep without a shepherd Zechariah 10:2 NLT ___ Confession #245 of a complete nerd: I can't stop...

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Magnetized
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NOT Just Another Awkward Conversation

I will stand at my watch     and station myself on the ramparts; I will look to see what he will say to me,     and what answer I am to give to this complaint. Habakkuk 2:1 NIV ___ Ever struggle with feeling socially awkward? I am well acquainted with this...

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NOT Just Another Awkward Conversation
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Court is in Session

The LORD is good. When trouble comes, he is a strong refuge. And he knows everyone who trusts him. Nahum 1:7 NLT ___ Occasionally my three sons get into a fight. (Hard to believe, I know...) And when they come to the Court of Judge Momma for justice, each one gets...

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Court is in Session