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Don't Quit
May 13th, 2024
1 Ki.19:1- 9 Tells the story of Elijah running for his life after receiving a death-threat from Queen Jezebel. In exhaustion, he sat under a Broom Bush to rest. An angel appeared to him, took care of ...  Read More
by Richard Irwin
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Get Up
May 6th, 2024
1 Kings 18-19 tells the story of Elijah the prophet at Mt. Carmel. He was challenging Baal’s (false god) existence by taunting his priests. The end result of the challenge was an unprecedented miracle...  Read More
by Richard Irwin
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Grace for Regret
April 29th, 2024
One of my favorite scriptures is Philippians 3:7-14. “But whatever were gains to me I now consider loss for the sake of Christ. What is more, I consider everything a loss because of the surpassing wor...  Read More
by Richard Irwin
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Law vs Grace
April 22nd, 2024
Eph.2:8 – For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God.Many years ago, on the last day of moose hunting season in Southcentral Alaska I ...  Read More
by Richard Irwin
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Extending Grace
April 14th, 2024
We live in a time when humanity is so needing hope. Many people are experiencing the weight of a heavy sadness, broken-heartedness, disillusionment, disappointment, and hopelessness. Real joy is hard ...  Read More
by Richard Irwin
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Judgments
April 8th, 2024
Mt.7:1-5 – Do not judge, or you too will be judged.  For in the same way, you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.  Why do you look at the speck ...  Read More
by Richard Irwin
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Faithfulness
April 1st, 2024
In last week’s devotional, “Something Better,” I pointed out that God is holding blessings before us. In fact, God is taking you places your resume doesn’t qualify you for.This week, I am focusing on ...  Read More
by Richard Irwin
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Something Better
March 25th, 2024
Much of the Bible’s narrative is centered around the journeys of individuals and groups. In those stories, a theme of redemption and purpose is commonly seen. Purpose and redemption both indicate movi...  Read More
by Richard Irwin
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The Greatness of Grace
March 18th, 2024
I recently read a quote by my first pastor and Father in Christ, Dick Benjamin. “God hits mighty licks with crooked sticks”.  A truer statement has never been spoken! Maybe because I am more aware tha...  Read More
by Richard Irwin
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Grace
March 11th, 2024
Eph.2:4 –10 - But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions-it is by grace you have been saved. And God raised us ...  Read More
by Richard Irwin
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Gratitude
March 4th, 2024
Lu.17:12-14 – As he (Jesus) was going into a village, ten men who had leprosy met him.  They stood at a distance and called in a loud voice, “Jesus, Master, have pity (mercy) on us!”  When he saw them...  Read More
by Richard Irwin
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Hope on the Journey
February 26th, 2024
Hope On the Journey“A bright expectation for tomorrow, “is the definition I am using for the word hope. Hope is an essential and very powerful tool for living life. We unconsciously hope for all kinds...  Read More
by Richard Irwin
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