Not Forsaken: Day 5

Here is the devotional: Imagine a classic summertime backyard barbecue. Can you smell the burgers, brats and baby back ribs on the grill? Maybe you’ll cap the night with a classic marshmallow roast over an open fire.Now imagine you have just one minor problem…you don’t have any teeth! You’ll miss out on the char-grilled delicacies… Continue reading Not Forsaken: Day 5

Not Forsaken: Day 4

Here is the devotional: There is no shortage of DNA tests on the market that promise to tell us about our family history and genetic makeup. They reinforce a universal truth: like it or not, all our physical traits come to us from our parents. And, the older we get, the more we realize that… Continue reading Not Forsaken: Day 4

Not Forsaken: Day 3

Here is the devotional: “I could never forgive my dad for _____ .”Have you ever felt that way?Every human relationship requires us to extend and receive forgiveness along the way.It’s no different with our earthly dads. The thing about forgiveness is that we can choose to—or choose not to—extend it.It can seem enticing to withhold… Continue reading Not Forsaken: Day 3

Not Forsaken: Day 2

Here is the devotional: What do you think about when you think about God?Theologian A. W. Tozer famously said that our answer to this question is the most important thing about us. So, what do you think about when you think about God?Some of us think God is there, but not really involved in our… Continue reading Not Forsaken: Day 2

Not Forsaken: Day 1

Here is the devotional: “Daddy, watch me!”It’s likely you said this phrase – or a similar one -- as a child. It’s a kind of universal language for children, an expression of our intrinsic longing to be seen, approved and accepted by our dads. Whether it was nailing that back flip off the diving board,… Continue reading Not Forsaken: Day 1