Remix: Student Devotionals

Sin and Temptation: Week 2, Day 3

Day 3: The Drive Through Window When I was a Student Pastor back in Kansas City, I went to the McDonald's drive-thru to grab a quick bite to eat. I pulled up to the intercom and waited to hear that lovely voice say to me, "WELCOME TO MCDONALDS. CAN I HELP YOU?" I always like to say yes and then...

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Sin and Temptation: Week 1, Day 1

Day 1: I Hate It When She’s Sick. Years ago, when she was a baby, my oldest daughter Mckenzie got really sick, and there was nothing my wife and I could do about it. The day before, she played, laughed, and had the time of her life. But, on that day, she just wanted to sleep and cry. The...

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Sin and Temptation: Week 1, Day 2

Day 2: Remember Wrong is Always Wrong It won't hurt a thing if I copy this assignment from him. Who will know? Anyway, it's a stupid assignment. None of us should have to have done it in the first place. P-A-R-T-Y. Oh, yea! Oh, there's going to be alcohol and drugs there. Whatever...what's the...

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Sin and Temptation: Week 1, Day 3

Day 3: Tricked AgainHis name is Todd. Ever since he was born, people knew there was something extra special about this kid. I mean, he was gorgeous with the best personality. There was no one more special in the world than Todd. As Todd was growing up, he had an older brother named Jeff. Jeff...

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Fruit of the Spirit Pt. 2 - Week 6, Day 1

Day 1: Love Hangs On (Don't Give Up) Another way we show our faithfulness is by pressing on even though we want to quit. Have you ever wanted to give up? Have you ever wanted to walk away? In the Bible, there were a bunch of people who would have rather quit than be faithful. What do you bet...

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Fruit of the Spirit Pt. 2 - Week 6, Day 2

Day 2: When Life Makes No Sense at All Let me share with you one more way we can show faithfulness. We show faithfulness by trusting God even when life doesn’t make sense. My oldest brother Teddy at age 2, started falling down a lot. I know two-year-olds fall down a lot, but he...

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Fruit of the Spirit Pt. 2 - Week 6, Day 3

Day 3: We Win (Don't Give Up) It was an unusually hot summer day. The sun was melting its way down to the earth devouring whatever it touched. I was a Student Pastor at a church and I had taken my student ministry to this incredible camp. At the camp, they had a softball tournament that they...

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Fruit of the Spirit Pt. 2 - Week 5, Day 1

Day 1: God Does Not Lie (He is Faithful) For a week in Washington, D.C., meteorologists kept their eye on Hurricane Isabel as she moved in a northwesterly direction from the Southern Atlantic boasting winds near 150 miles per hour. Isabel wreaked havoc as it moved toward the nation's...

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Fruit of the Spirit Pt. 2 - Week 5, Day 2

Day 2: God is a Promise Keeper (God's Character) Every time you and I see a rainbow it is a reminder of the faithfulness of God. Every time you hold a Bible in your hand it is a reminder of what Jesus said in Matthew 24:35. “Heaven and earth will disappear, but my words will never...

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Fruit of the Spirit Pt. 2 - Week 5, Day 3

Day 3: Be Faithful (Keep Your Word) God wants us to be faithful just as He has been faithful. He wants what you say and what you do to match up. How do we do this? For starters, say what you mean and mean what you say. God takes the vows we make to Him and others very seriously. It was the...

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