29 Jul 2021

A Quiet Center – Pruning & Nurturing Series

Sometimes our lives can feel like we are on a hamster wheel.  We are exerting a lot of energy and yet go nowhere.  That is when the discipline of silence

22 Jul 2021

Entering Upstream – Pruning & Nurturing Series

Leaves are lungs that inhale carbon dioxide and exhale oxygen.  They return carbon to the soil and produce sugar to nurture fruit.  Pruning dead and excessive foliage allows more sunlight

21 Jul 2021

The Beauty of Jesus – Devotional Series

This week the calendar tells us that we are a month into summer, transitioning from the spring rains and the beauty of trees and flowers in full bloom. Nature all

15 Jul 2021

Sitting In God’s Presence – Pruning & Nurturing Series

I have to admit that I fell in love with Centering Prayer the first time I tried it.  I think it was the silence…the absence of words, or the need

14 Jul 2021

A Refreshing Invitation – Devotional Series

John 4:10 “Jesus answered her, “if you knew the gift of God and who it is that asks you for a drink, you would have asked him and he would have

08 Jul 2021

Be Alert – Pruning & Nurturing Series

The alertness created when silence is broken… was what I felt the day I heard and saw an ambulance arriving to take a person from a house nearby at the

07 Jul 2021

LAUGHTER – Devotional Series

I had a dream that I was a muffler last night. I woke up exhausted! Q: What do you call a fake noodle? A: An Impasta Q: Why did the

01 Jul 2021

Pruning & Nurturing Series – Introduction

He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes so that it will be even more fruitful.  John 15:2 We incorporate

30 Jun 2021

Not Quite Dead – Devotional Series

Scripture But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions—it is by grace

24 Jun 2021

Summer Reading Suggestions

Summer is here!  The Spiritual Life Development Department has some suggestions for some good books to check out.  Check out this selection below.         Mondays with My

23 Jun 2021

Have Courage and Do It – Devotional Series

Major William Furman brings us this linked devotional and reminds us to “…take courage and do it…,” taken from 1 Chronicles 28:20 – David also said to Solomon his son,

16 Jun 2021

Fresh Fruit – Devotional Series

In John 15:5, Jesus says: “I am the sprouting vine and you’re my branches. As you live in union with me as your source, fruitfulness will stream from within you