Daily Devotionals

  • True Confessions

    I love coconut. I always have! So, after an exhausting day in second grade, I found a bag of shredded coconut in the cupboard and devoured the whole thing. When my…

  • An Invitation To Friendship

    I grew up in a home with lots of wall plaques. One had a quotation by poet Claude Mermet that stands out in my mind: “Friends are like melons; let me…

  • Storm Tracker

    Normally, my favorite way to drive a speedboat is full-tilt, skipping across the water with the wind in my face. But this time my usual penchant for speed was tempered by…

  • Who Me, A Wretch?

    There are a few hymns that I really like, and “Amazing Grace” is one of them. But somehow, like so many other familiar tunes, the weight of the words soon gets…

  • Crisis in Kokomo

    The little airfield affectionately referred to as “Kokomo International” is hardly the bustling hub of a major metropolis. But it was my best option for getting to Grand Rapids, where I…

Weekly Devotionals

  • Jesus, Our Champion Part 1

    Discover the many ways Jesus is your Champion as you dig into God’s Word with teacher Joe Stowell. There are moments in life when you feel flat out overwhelmed, and you…

  • New City People Part 3

    Discover the five habits of people who are passionate for heaven. We’ve been learning that heaven is a real place, and that we can live with the confidence that we’ll spend…

  • New City People Part 2

    Are you amazed by the thought of your future in heaven? When you’re “wowed” by the future, it makes a dramatic difference in your life in the present. Last week, Joe…

  • New City People Part 1

    Discover 12 descriptions of heaven that offer you the key to confidence, hope, and assurance on earth. In this final message in the “All Things New” series, Joe Stowell turns to…

  • New Creation People Part 2

    We live in a phenomenally broken world. And a natural response is for our hearts to cry out “God, can’t You somehow fix this for us?” In this message from the…