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Found On the Edges

Today’s devotional was written after watching a motorcycle demonstration at CityFest Grand Rapids in September 2019. I hope the truth that God sees you even if you find yourself on the edges. All is well, Lisa

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Books

Transformed

  My friend Jen Lane recently released a book, Transformed: Eating and Body Image Renewal God’s Way. I was delighted to interview her for a

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Our Daily Bread

This is Me

The lyrics of “This is Me” remind us to choose our words carefully. My reflections on the song inspired today’s devotional. If you have not heard

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Christian Life

Reckless Love

“Reckless Love” is a popular, if sometimes controversial, worship song. In this Crosswalk.com article I talk about the idea of reckless love.  If you need

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Our Daily Bread

I Will Fear No Evil

  I enjoy all kinds of books but some of my favorites are memoirs because they can feel like extended testimonies, a reflection of God’s

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Our Daily Bread

Servant’s Heart

Today’s devotional focuses on the amazing number of ways parents, and specifically moms, serve their families.  When it seems unnoticed or under appreciated, it is

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Questions

Isaiah Questions

As we concluded our Isaiah series, we focused on the prophet’s vision of the future.  Below is the graphic we created to explain this vision.

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Our Daily Bread

Victory Parade

I’m not a Chicago Cubs fan but I got caught up in the excitement of the 2016 World Series.  The team’s stunning victory in extra

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Christian Life

Father’s Day

While Father’s Day is a recent addition to the yearly calendar, fathers have played a significant role in the lives of their children long before

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Our Daily Bread

Setting Up the Pins

When I caught a glimpse of my co-worker’s tattoo of a bowling ball knocking down pins on her ankle I was instantly curious.  I had

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Humor

Biblical Prescription

It was fun to write today’s devotional about friends who inspired our family to have a regular joke night. We have found laughter to be

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Our Daily Bread

Washed Clean

Christ is Risen!  He is Risen Indeed! Today’s devotional wasn’t written with Easter in mind, but the result of a very frustrating experience of having

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Our Daily Bread

Creator and Sustainer

Today’s Our Daily Bread devotional was based on a conversation I had with Philippe, a member of our congregation. As he patiently showed me the

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