Devotions


Spectator or Witness?

by: Larry Davies | March 30, 2014

Several years ago, I dreamed about being a member of the crew on board a luxury cruise liner. From my post, I could observe the passengers through the ornate glass doorways as they danced and ate to their hearts content.   Something, however, seemed strangely amiss. The talk circulating among the crew was about radio […]

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All I Wanted Was Mulch

by: Larry Davies | March 23, 2014

I just wanted to purchase mulch at the discount store and go home but the checkout cashier discovered a hole in the bag so someone was sent to bring us another. Meanwhile, we waited. Then, another item was missing a price tag so once again someone was sent to find the correct price. We waited […]

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Church Fire Leads to Rebirth

by: Larry Davies | March 16, 2014

One early Friday morning, years ago, Tabernacle United Methodist, a beautiful church in Amelia County, Virginia burned to the ground. When I arrived, all that remained were cement steps leading to charred posts and black soot. Church members and bystanders could only stare in shock and disbelief.   It felt like witnessing the death of […]

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Lent: Don’t Give Up — Add

by: Larry Davies | March 9, 2014

Another Way of Looking at Lent — by Jason C. Stanley So many people during the Christian season of Lent give up something.  It is what we are supposed to do, right?  In preparation for celebrating Easter, we give up Starbucks or chocolate, or fast-food, and the list goes on.  And so we ask each […]

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Breathe Life: A Prayer for Lent

by: Larry Davies | March 2, 2014

One dark stormy night, I dreamed God placed me in a church preparing for Sunday worship. God had me walk up and down the aisle among hundreds of people. They all looked – gulp – they all looked dead! There were all kinds of people: children with crayons in their hands, teenagers sitting among friends, […]

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