Tag: Jesus

Christmas Devotions: Light

Then Jesus spoke out again, “I am the light of the world. The one who follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” ~Jesus, John 8:12 The darkness of sin filled the world but God promised a light…

Christmas Devotions: Go Home

Now in those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus to register all the empire for taxes. This was the first registration, taken when Quirinius was governor of Syria. Everyone went to his own town to be registered. So Joseph also went up…

Christmas Devotions: Joseph And The Angel

Now the birth of Jesus Christ happened this way. While his mother Mary was engaged to Joseph, but before they came together, she was found to be pregnant through the Holy Spirit. Because Joseph, her husband to be, was a righteous man, and because…

Christmas Devotions: Immanuel

For this reason the sovereign master himself will give you a confirming sign. Look, this virgin is about to conceive and will give birth to a son. You, young woman, will name him Immanuel. ~The Prophet Isaiah, Isaiah 7:14 Throughout history people have longed…

Christmas Devotions: The Family of David

“I, Jesus, have sent my angel to testify to you about these things for the churches. I am the root and the descendant of David, the bright morning star!” ~Jesus, Revelation 22:16 God had made a promise to King David, it was a continuation…

Christmas Devotions: Foreshadowing

After Moses the LORD’s servant died, the LORD said to Joshua son of Nun, Moses’ assistant: “Moses my servant is dead. Get ready! Cross the Jordan River! Lead these people into the land which I am ready to hand over to them. ~God, Joshua…

Christmas Devotions: Before Time

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was fully God. The Word was with God in the beginning. All things were created by him, and apart from him not one thing was created that has been…

Episode 10: Wound Transformed

I am ready to burn out for God. I am ready to endure any hardship, if by any means I might save some. The longing of my heart is to make known my glorious Redeemer to those who have never heard. -William Burns There…

From Preble County to Quito’s Red Light District.

During our recent Caring Partners International medical mission trip we had an unexpected connection with one of our visitors. Donna Cox and Timothy graduated from the same rural high school. They had both been educated at Preble Shawnee where the largest social club was the…

Episode 3: Sending Capacity

The mark of a great church is not its seating capacity, but its sending capacity. -Mike Stachura Along our mission path we have encountered an attitude in many churches that can best be described as low self-esteem. Many churches have given up hope that…

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