Devotion – Grow

Devotion – Grow

Thursday, March 21 Bad things happen. A hurricane ravages Puerto Rico. A gunman massacres young people in a South Florida school. Wildfires destroy Paradise. We live in a world where bad things happen. Innocent people get hurt. But Jesus teaches us that this is not...
Jonathan Vaughn in Concert

Jonathan Vaughn in Concert

Please join us at National City Christian Church this Friday, March 22, at 12:15 p.m.,when organist Jonathan Vaughnwill perform our free weekly Music at Midday concert. Jonathan Vaughn is Associate Director of Music at Christ Church, Greenwich Connecticut, where he...
Devotion – Refresh

Devotion – Refresh

Wednesday, March 20 Time to Refresh One of the words I’ve adopted from the digital age is “refresh.” The computer will “refresh” my email, bringing in the new and (maybe) fixing the old. I use that word at the beginning of each New Year to evaluate what I’m doing and...
Devotion – Refusals

Devotion – Refusals

Tuesday, March 19 As Jesus was traveling to Jerusalem, it was reported that Pontius Pilate was upsetting and irritating the Jewish people by ignoring their religious beliefs and demanding that they live by Roman laws and standards. In this scripture, Pilate is using...
Devotion – Differences

Devotion – Differences

Monday, March 18 I sometimes question why tragedies happen to good people while bad things seem not to happen to bad people. This scripture mentions two events in which bad things happened to unsuspecting people. It makes us realize that our existence is delicately...
Devotion – Meditation

Devotion – Meditation

Sunday, March 17 Note: Writers on Sundays were asked to address the power of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs in their lives. Poetic words that spark our imagination are part of the appeal of all the psalms. In the psalms, “the seas roar, the trees of the forest...