Daily Devotions

Get Connected With Daily Devotions

Read devotions written by Hope pastors and staff every weekday that align with our daily Bible readings! We hope you use these devotions as a way to dig deeper into Scripture during the weekdays and join us for worship on the weekends to continue growing in your faith. You may download and print our daily Bible readings checklist to track your progress as you read through the Bible.

Thursday, February 2, 2023

Family Feud: Church Edition

Thurs., Feb. 2, 2023 – Mark 3:13-35 My wife’s sister and her family spent three weeks with us over the Christmas holiday. My two sons were excited to see their cousin, and he was excited to see them. Then, the tensions started to flare. I’m sure that’s just in our… Read more

Thursday, February 2, 2023

What If Jesus Asked?

Friday, Feb. 10, 2023 – Mark 9:2-50 My favorite genre of fiction is dystopia: Hunger Games, The Giver, Divergent, etc. One of these books that I read quite a while ago told of a world with intense surveillance; a topic covered quite often in this genre. This particular story referred to the… Read more

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

A Life-Giving Sabbath

Wed., Feb. 1, 2023 – Mark 2:23-3:12 Did you know that even pastors struggle with keeping the Sabbath? We preach it, but sometimes we find it hard to live out. In my first few years as a pastor, I always intended to take the gift of Sabbath. Then, inevitably, something would… Read more

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Do You Believe in Miracles?

Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023 – Mark 1:35-2:22 Miracles are just things that happened in biblical times, right? I know that is a sentiment that some can hold. But, as a pastor, I’ve seen too many miracles with my own eyes to buy that – including in my own family.  Recently,… Read more