Posts with the tag “pastor-wil-staley”

Daily Devotional
April 29th, 2021
I've never taken a ceramics class but I've heard they can be really fun. Many people have said that taking the "nothing" clay and molding into "something" is an enjoyable and relaxing experience. Funn...  Read More
by Pastor Wil Staley
Daily Devotional
April 16th, 2021
Do you remember BASIC cable? Most of my students have no idea what that is but it's the TV programming package that you paid for to get a limited number of local channels. As a kid growing up, I didn'...  Read More
by Pastor Wil Staley
DAY 2: Chief Priests
March 29th, 2021
Each day this week we are releasing a video devotional from one of our pastors related to the Passion Experience - an online, interactive experience designed to help you meditate on the events of Jesu...  Read More
by Pastor Wil Staley
Daily Devotional
February 9th, 2021
Jesus said some things that were pretty hard to comprehend. For example, at one point He said if you have faith you can tell a mountain to go jump in the ocean and it will do it. (Mark 11:23). I imagi...  Read More
by Pastor Wil Staley
Daily Devotional
January 28th, 2021
There have been few things in my life that I have been devoted to. One of those things without question is the United States Marine Corps. During boot camp, every waking moment was spent dreaming of g...  Read More
by Pastor Wil Staley
Daily Devotional
January 15th, 2021
I consider myself a pretty loving person. But honestly what Christian wouldn’t? If you don’t consider yourself a loving person you may need to go check the greatest commandment Jesus gave in Matthew 2...  Read More
by Pastor Wil Staley
Daily Devotional
January 4th, 2021
What’s the last thing you argued or disagreed about with someone at home? Just between us, let’s admit something...families can be challenging. Actually, since I’m telling it like it is...people can b...  Read More
by Pastor Wil Staley
Daily Devotional
November 20th, 2020
Am I the only one who thought Smarties candy would actually make you smart? I remember being 6 years old thinking I'd only need to take a Smartie a day ("Rockets" for Pastor Jim) and I'll be smart in ...  Read More
by Pastor Wil Staley
Daily Devotional
October 20th, 2020
I have little doubt that if you've been following Christ for a significant amount of time that you've seen this verse before. It appears on cards, Bible journals, jewelry, and you may even have it han...  Read More
by Pastor Wil Staley
Daily Devotional
October 9th, 2020
Forever is an interesting word. In fact, I'd say it's one of the most used, least understood words in our language. It's telling when we use phrases like, "best friend forever" or "I haven't seen you ...  Read More
by Pastor Wil Staley
Daily Devotional
September 11th, 2020
We're all interested in the news nowadays, praying we hear something good. Most of the time we're proud to share the good news we have. Whether it's our children receiving an achievement, a new birth ...  Read More
by Pastor Wil Staley
Daily Devotional
September 8th, 2020
Have you ever watched Grey's Anatomy? My wife Alexis loves that show and every time I watch it with her, one of the doctor's are always performing surgery on somebody. I've come to understand, a surge...  Read More
by Pastor Wil Staley
Daily Devotional
August 25th, 2020
Shortly after I was medically discharged from the United States Marine Corps, a friend of mine, who I played volleyball with in high school, called me and asked me if I wanted to help him coach girls ...  Read More
by Pastor Wil Staley
Daily Devotional: Hope
July 21st, 2020
Do you ever think about the word “Christ”? It's not Jesus’ last name. Jesus’ beloved disciple, John, compels us here to believe in Jesus as the “Messiah,” synonymous with “Christ.” What does that mean...  Read More
by Pastor Wil Staley
Daily Devotional
July 9th, 2020
Do you still find yourself marveling at the work of God? Do you find yourself in awe of who he is? The Bible says in verse 12 that Peter was “marveling” at what he saw that Easter Sunday. What are thr...  Read More
by Pastor Wil Staley
Daily Devotional
June 25th, 2020
Seek to Live in His LoveGod's love is a little different. It covers a multitude of sins...yours, mine, and others'. So we should aim to put on His love like a cloak that covers us from head to toe. If...  Read More
by Pastor Wil Staley
Daily Devotional
June 16th, 2020
He is All Around UsGod is like a cocoon of light. His presence is with us regardless of if we notice or not. Many things distract us from noticing but one of the biggest distractions is our own worry....  Read More
by Pastor Wil Staley
Daily Devotional
May 27th, 2020
Only one of Jesus’ disciples was with Him at the cross: John, along with several women who followed Him and His mother. The Roman centurion was the one to verbalize what they must have been feeling: J...  Read More
by Pastor Wil Staley
Daily Devotional
May 18th, 2020
Jesus knew He was about to be ambushed. When we read about how He prayed all night that this “cup” would pass from Him, He was talking about the suffering He was about to experience of being separated...  Read More
by Pastor Wil Staley
Daily Devotional
May 12th, 2020
In this passage, we see the beginning of the end. Jesus and His disciples had already eaten the last supper, and He was about to be arrested. Jesus obviously felt a lot of anxiety because He was about...  Read More
by Pastor Wil Staley
Daily Devotional
March 30th, 2020
For the Christian, there are certain actions that are displayed as a result of God’s Spirit living inside you. One of those actions is kindness. In a time when the world needs it most, setting the cou...  Read More
by Pastor Wil Staley

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