Why Fast? Just Because.

2018-04-11T16:00:16+00:00March 16th, 2018|Devotionals|

Renee James on why she prays and fasts: "Because God wants me to, serious situations call for a serious response and I want more of God . . . even on the days I wonder if any of it will make a difference."

A Christmas Prayer

2016-12-22T20:21:35+00:00December 22nd, 2016|Devotionals|

A Christmas prayer for the season. Best wishes for this season from all of us at Baptist Women and may you know his joy in 2017. (prayer adapted by Renee James.)

A Prayer During Turbulent Times

2016-11-11T15:16:14+00:00November 11th, 2016|Devotionals|

Protests. Tears. Hurt. As the reality of the new U.S. president-elect played out on our screens this week, I thought Boisil's evening prayer appropriate and wise. In Psalm 25, the author begs us to bring our whole lives to God. With this evening prayer, we do. By Renee James

An Invitation to Pray

2016-09-15T11:38:22+00:00September 15th, 2016|Devotionals|

We begin a new series on prayer . . . to help us countdown to our Day of Prayer conference and to prepare us to join with our sisters in a month of prayer. By Renee James

Devo – What It Takes . . . Resilience in Rio

2016-08-18T16:28:12+00:00August 18th, 2016|Devotionals|

By Renee James. With video of Canadian excellence stretched, compressed and strained to breaking point, married to an economy of spoken word that haunts you, #WHATITTAKES shows, brilliantly, why resilience matters . . . to all of us . . . not just to Olympic hopefuls.

Devo – Stress Wood (or one surprising source of strength)

2016-07-22T12:09:31+00:00July 22nd, 2016|Devotionals|

Stress wood helps a tree position itself for optimal sun absorption and it also helps trees grow more solidly. Without stress wood, a tree can grow quickly, but it cannot support itself fully. It cannot withstand normal wear and tear, and survive. Are you positioned for optimal sun absorption and solid growth? By Renee James