Daily Devotions

The Daily Devotions will cease for the next three weeks as Pastor David is convalescing from knee surgery.  Please keep him in your prayers.

Daily Devotion Feb. 2, 2024

Read Philippians 4:4-13

Devotional Thought

     Peace is a hard commodity to come by these days. We have become a restless people. The number one factor in vehicular accidents is sleepiness. Doctors say that most of us need a minimum of seven to nine hours per night. Few of us meet this standard.
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Daily Devotion Dec. 15, 2023

“’For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the LORD, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future’” (Jeremiah 29:11, NIV).

     Forest Gump is one of my favorite movies. Gump is befriended by his former military commander, Lieutenant Dan Taylor. Forest rescues Lt. Dan from further injury in the midst of a fierce firefight.

     Unfortunately, Lt. Dan’s legs are badly damaged and are subsequently amputated. Lt. Dan’s response toward Forest is not one of gratitude but hostility. The lieutenant is angry that Gump just didn’t leave his commander in the jungle to die in battle. Lt. Dan believed that dying gloriously in combat was his personal destiny and that Gump robbed him of such honor.

I Believe the Best is Yet to Come – Make an Estimate of Giving for 2024

As we continue to explore gratitude and generosity, St. Paul invites you to make an estimate of your giving for 2023. Despite the hardships of the pandemic, the ministry of our congregation has thrived. This ministry was made possible by the generous contributions by people like you.

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