June 18 – June 24, 2018

A life devoted to things is a dead life, a stump; a God-shaped life is a flourishing tree.
-Proverbs 11:28 (MSG)

Monday, June 18
Lord God, help us not to put our trust in our material possessions, but to walk with You and sink our roots deep in Your love that causes us to flourish.

Tuesday, June 19
Praise God […]

June 11 – June 17, 2018

And Jesus said to him, “‘If You can?’
All things are possible to him who believes.”
-Mark 9:23 (NASB)

Monday, June 11
Thank You, Lord Jesus, that there is nothing too hard for You! Help us to completely trust You with all the details of our lives.

Tuesday, June 12
Praise God for the rehabilitation of Ntondo airstrip in West DRC, […]

June 4 – June 10, 2018

Through God we shall do valiantly,
for He it is Who shall tread down our adversaries.
-Psalms 60:12 (AMPC)

Monday, June 4
Thank You, Lord God, that You are the One who treads down our foes—yes, everything that defies You. And You enable us to be calm and valiant in adversity; You fill us with Your victory in the […]

Feeding the Birds

Ask any bird. Defying gravity is hard work. A hummingbird, for example, weighs less than an ounce but must eat one to three times her own body weight every day. At first light she’s off searching for the hundreds of flowers she needs before dark.

Parrot in the Amazon Jungle of Ecuador, South America. Photo […]


“Wait … do I see two babies?” my husband asked the ultrasound tech. I blinked hard to make sure my eyes weren’t playing tricks on me. Then I got lightheaded. Sure enough, there were two little bodies showing up on the ultrasound monitor. We were going to be parents for the first time—twice! The trouble […]

May 28 – June 3, 2018

God’s plan is to make you holy, and that entails first of all a clean cut with sexual immorality.
-1 Thessalonians 4:3 (PHILLIPS)

Monday, May 28
Thank You, Lord God, that Your will for us is to be set apart for pure and holy living. Help us to shrink from all sexual vices and shun all immorality. […]