Weekly Devotional 2017-02-25T00:30:36+00:00

Weekly Devotional

Advent Rest (Learning Sabbath)

December 10th, 2017|

Advent beckons us to a posture of waiting, wonder awe and patience. It beckons us to practice Sabbath. By Laura Matthews, program coordinator.

A Christmas Prayer

December 22nd, 2016|

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

November 11th, 2016|

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

September 15th, 2016|

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

August 18th, 2016|

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)

July 22nd, 2016|

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