Posts with the category “21-days”
Day 21 | Koinonia Contribution
February 5th, 2023
"For the ministry of this service is not only supplying the needs of the saints but is also overflowing in many thanksgivings to God. By their approval of this service, they will glorify God because o...
Day 20 | Divine Potential
February 4th, 2023
We moved to Reno several years ago from the Carolinas. Though we love living here, I do miss the trees back east. There are so many trees that at times, you feel claustrophobic. The Carolinas are know...
Day 19 | Vision and Direction
February 3rd, 2023
”And in the last days it shall be, God declares, that I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh, and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men sh...
Day 18 | A Community Of Civic Benefaction
February 2nd, 2023
“Be subject for the Lord’s sake to every human institution, whether it be to the emperor as supreme, or to governors as sent by him to punish those who do evil and to praise those who do good. For thi...
Day 17 | Good Works
February 1st, 2023
"For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do."Ephesians 2:10A group of professional atheists exists (we have professional theists, ...
Day 16 | To Cultivate And Keep It
January 31st, 2023
“Then the Lord God took the man and put him into the garden of Eden to cultivate it and keep it.”Genesis 2:15“Making a difference” can be such a wide and far idea! We each have different giftings, pas...
Day 15 | Created To Make A Difference
January 30th, 2023
It was late September 2021, and I was in line to get a coffee at LifeChurch, when this beautiful blonde woman came up to me and said, “Christie, I'm Denise and I would love to get together with you.” ...
Day 14 | Where Do You Take Your Watering Can?
January 29th, 2023
“We inwardly sigh as we live in these physical ‘tents,’ longing to put on a new body for our life in heaven, in the belief that once we put on our new ‘clothing’ we won’t find ourselves ‘naked.’ So, w...
Day 13 | Many Advisors
January 28th, 2023
As I’ve had many talks about community over the years, I’ve heard many sentiments like, “I just want to find that one person that I can really share my life and struggles with.” or “I really want that...
Day 12 | Community As Protection
January 27th, 2023
This past Sunday, I remember hearing Pastor Brett (aka Sarge) say that he has this predominant need to be around people. As I heard that, I remembered thinking to myself, “I am on the complete opposit...
Day 11 | Desiring For Our Neighbor's Good
January 26th, 2023
“O great Lord of hearts, lodge our neighbours in our hearts, next to ourselves; let all our desires be for their good; and let it be the subject of our joy and praise, O Love, to see Your love liberal...
Day 10 | Unity Is Not An Optional Strategy
January 25th, 2023
“My prayer is not for them alone. I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message, that all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you. May they also be in us...
Day 9 | Designed With Desire And Need For Community
January 24th, 2023
Then the Lord God said, ‘It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him.’ Genesis 2:18 ESVThis is the only time we see in the creation narrative that God said what h...
Day 8 | Contagious Community
January 23rd, 2023
When I started to write about community this week, my mind was overwhelmed with thoughts. There is so much I could write on this topic. Community is deeply important to me. I do not know what I would ...
Day 7 | Enlarging Your Capacity For Love
January 22nd, 2023
God wants to enlarge your capacity for love and fervor for him. Maybe you’ve already had some beautiful moments with the Lord this week. Or maybe you’re still trying to fast and pray and you’re feelin...
Day 6 | Approaching God Without Fear
January 21st, 2023
As we have been pondering this week about having a hunger for more of God’s presence in our lives, I was reminded of a quote I read in one of my favorite books. In the third chapter of The Pursuit of ...
Day 5 | Constant Access To Living Water
January 20th, 2023
A genuine hunger for God comes from God. He puts this hunger inside all of us; it is how He created us. When we are physically hungry, we feed our bodies, and our hunger subsides until we burn the foo...
Day 4 | Delighting In The Lord
January 19th, 2023
“Trust in the Lord, and do good; dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness. Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.” Psalm 37:3-4 ESVIn Seminary, one of my favo...
Day 3 | Revealing With Dulls My Appetite
January 18th, 2023
As we pray and fast with a focus on our hunger for God, ask yourself the question, what dulls my appetite for God? I know that many times I think of the obvious like tv, movies, social media, news, et...
Day 2 | Praising God For His Movement
January 17th, 2023
“I will remember the deeds of the Lord; yes, I will remember your miracles of long ago. I will consider all your works and meditate on all your mighty deeds.” Psalm 77:11-12As we pray and fast togethe...
Day 1 | Hunger Produces Action
January 16th, 2023
This week we are focusing on, praying for, and fasting for a hunger for God. We are hungry for God’s presence, movement, and impact in our lives. The interesting part about hunger is that it normally ...
21 Days of Prayer & Fasting
January 15th, 2023
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