Advent Devotionals

Nov 28 - Dec 25, 2021

This year, we are once again offering the Advent Daily Devotionals written by our staff. Subscribe to receive devos delivered to your inbox. If you have subscribed using your email address in the past to receive the Advent or Easter devotionals, you will automatically receive the devotionals again this year. It is our hope and prayer this Christmas season that you experience the birth of Christ in a new way.

The Shepherd King

Nick Roland |

December 5, 2021

I love election cycles. I get sucked into them every time. I love the ritual of that Tuesday. I have a regular election results watch meal: a big bowl of homemade chili.

Providence and Responsibility: A Christmas Story

Sam Hannon |

December 4, 2021

One aspect of the Christmas season that I enjoy most is the food. There are a few dishes or treats I enjoy in this season that I don’t get at other times of the year. One of my favorites is my grandmother’s (Mama Grace) chocolate pie.

A God-given Dream

Seth Primm |

December 3, 2021

Imagine Joseph’s confusion. “What? Pregnant?! How can this be? I know her. She’s good and faithful. This doesn’t make sense.” They were pledged to marry. She turns up pregnant. 

Anticipation

Robyn Yates |

December 2, 2021

I heard the good news on January 31st and shared it with everyone! I don’t mean just my friends and my work/church families.I told the mailman

Half-Hearted Hope

Ryan Ceola |

December 1, 2021

Have you ever looked forward to something that didn’t turn out like you hoped? Maybe it was a vacation, a purchase, or a season of life that held so much anticipation you got excited every time you thought about it.

Who is Jesus?

David Matthews |

November 30, 2021

PAUSE. Right now... stop, close your eyes, take a few deep breaths and consider: What comes to mind when you think about Jesus? What role does He play in your life? What words would you use to describe how you experience Him?

A New Day is Dawning

Clark Nolen |

November 29, 2021

It is no secret around Fellowship that I enjoy a great sunrise or sunset. The sunrise reminds me that God is Creator and He has satisfied my hope for another day.

Pay Close Attention to “The Sign”

Russell Dorch |

November 28, 2021

As the sun fell behind the horizon on the lava fields of the big island of Hawaii, my wife, Dana, and I were desperate for some indication that we were on the right path. Even with headlamps, it was dark, really dark; but we were determined to see the two lava tubes that had opened up just prior to our arrival.