Daily Devotional March 3, 2021

Rerun of Daily Devotional March 3, 2017 Dick sent me the following story.  It is exactly what Christians believe: Perspective...A minister was attending a men’s breakfast. He asked one of the older farmers in attendance to say the prayer that morning.  The farmer began, “Lord, I hate buttermilk.” The pastor opened one eye and wondered … Continue reading Daily Devotional March 3, 2021

Daily Devotional March 2, 2021

Rerun of Daily Devotional February 4, 2016 A few days ago, John dropped by the church with a list that his wife really wanted me to see.  I’m glad he did. “12 Reasons Why I as a Pastor Have Decided To Quit Attending Sporting Events  The coach never came to visit me.Every time I went, … Continue reading Daily Devotional March 2, 2021

Daily Devotional March 1, 2021

For most of my adult life, I have made fun of vegetarians and people who think yoga is exercise.  There's just something fundamentally wrong with them. For vegetarians, the fact that they won't eat meat goes against everything that is decent, just, and right.  Besides, I have run into a few vegetarians who believe they … Continue reading Daily Devotional March 1, 2021

Daily Devotional for February 24, 2021

Monday, in the church staff meeting, Craig reported his process for scheduling the many talented people in our church to sing in the worship services.  I graciously offered to sing a solo. Craig went on with his report as if I hadn’t said a word.  The fact that he staunchly refused to acknowledge my generous offer … Continue reading Daily Devotional for February 24, 2021

Daily Devotional February 23, 2021

A few days ago, the temperature was in the single digits, ice covered everything, and I was constantly standing in the frigid wind, putting gas in the generator to power a small space heater in the house. Just when things were looking up, the tankless water heater froze and the lines burst.  Because of the … Continue reading Daily Devotional February 23, 2021

Daily Devotional for February 11, 2021

Yesterday, Lynda sent a text letting me know she would be unable to attend today’s Bible study. I appreciated the courtesy text because I will not be worrying today when I don’t see her sitting in her usual spot.Then she sent a follow up text.  It said, “Bob and I are giving each other ammo … Continue reading Daily Devotional for February 11, 2021

Daily Devotional for February 10, 2021

Yesterday, the news described something I had never heard before.  It was reported that a teacher from Louisiana had run out of her favorite hairspray, so she sprayed her hairdo with Gorilla Glue Spray.  And while the warning label clearly stated the glue was not to be used on skin, clothing, or eyes, the manufacturer … Continue reading Daily Devotional for February 10, 2021

Daily Devotional for February 9, 2021

Sam has been a wonderful addition to our staff.  He is an accompanist in both worship services and our facilities manager.  That is an incredibly unique combination.This past Sunday was Sam’s birthday.  He turned thirty years old.  And because this was such a huge milestone, I decided to lead our children in singing Happy Birthday … Continue reading Daily Devotional for February 9, 2021

Daily Devotional for February 5, 2021

Rerun of Daily Devotional February 6, 2018Mike sent me the following story.  It is too good not to use.John was on his deathbed and gasped pitifully, “Give me one last request, dear,” he said.  “Of course, John,” his wife said softly.  “Six months after I die,” John said, “I want you to marry Bob.”  “But … Continue reading Daily Devotional for February 5, 2021