Faith & Values
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Reading the Bible through with me? Then grab your pen and journal and read 1 Samuel 22-24. Mahatma Ghandi is credited with saying, “An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.” … more
There’s a beautiful gospel song by Debra Snipes and The Angels entitled, “Let It Be Real.” The lyrics to the chorus say, Let it be real, real, real/ Let it be real, real, real/ Everything you … more
Reading the Bible through with me? Then grab your pen and journal and read 1 Samuel 16-18. This is the familiar story of David and Goliath. If you notice in 17:26, 46 - 47, David saw Goliath’s … more

The Corinthians have been described by many as a “messed up unhealthy church.” They were totally consumed with issues of worldly wisdom, idolatry, sexual immorality, and yes, division. Division … more
Reading the Bible through with me? Then grab your journal and pen and read 1 Samuel 13-15. Did you know that partial obedience to Yahweh is DISobedience? As Israel’s first king, Saul had abundant … more
By Anna Bright For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh, for these are opposed to each other, to keep you from doing the things you … more
By Zane Brown Reading the Bible through with me? Then grab your journal and pen and read 1 Samuel 7-9. In 7:2, it says that after 20 years, “... the whole house of Israel began to seek the … more

By Jacqueline F. Williams Everyday we are faced with the cost of various items. Some are necessities; some are wants. Decisions are made throughout the day about “Should I?” or “Shouldn’t … more
Reading the Bible through with me? Then grab your pen and journal and read I Samuel 1-3. Remember the very last verse of Judges? It says, “In those days Israel had no king; all the people did … more
Reading the Bible through with me? Then grab your journal and pen and read Judges 19-21. As we come to the end of Judges, we read another of those sad statements. This one was about the downward … more
Thomas Dorsey, born in 1899, was the son of a Baptist minister and a piano teacher. His life’s work would include the passions of both parents, scripture and song. He studied music in Chicago and … more

Sheridan Voysey’s July 23, 2022, Our Daily Bread Devotional caught my attention when he wrote about an animal of which I had never heard. The sea squirt is an extremely strange creature looks a lot … more
In his book, Holy Sweat, author Tim Hansel tells the story of Clarence Jordan, a man with unusual talent and a total commitment to serving God and the poor.  Jordon was incredibly intelligent … more
Catchy quotes often offer helpful perspective. A famous rich man once said, “Whoever says money can’t buy happiness, doesn’t know where to shop.” However, his attitude about money differs … more
Reading the Bible through with me? Then read Judges 16-18. In Judges 16:20, you will find one of the saddest and most haunting verses in the Bible. Samson had been set apart for service to Yahweh … more

Are you reading the Bible through with me? Grab your pen and journal, and get ready to write your thoughts as you journey through the Bible. Today read Judges 10-12. Obscurity. This is a word we … more
Tony Campolo is someone who consistently impresses me with his ability to see lessons in life which others typically miss. He is a gifted, amazingly versatile, man. Campolo is a sociologist by … more
Are you reading the Bible through with me? Grab your pen and journal, and get ready to write your thoughts as you journey through the Bible. Today read Judges 7-9. In chapter 7, God reduced … more
Hubert Humphrey’s funeral was held on January 16, 1978. Newsweek Magazine carried the story of the former vice-president’s memorial service. Hundreds of mourners from all over the world came to … more

Are you reading the Bible through with me? Grab your pen and journal, and get ready to write your thoughts as you journey through the Bible. Today our reading comes from Judges 4-6. As we move … more
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