Author: LIFE Runners

11 Dec Encouragement (Mt 11:28-30) by Stacey Wollman

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB).  Leaders.  Guest Authors. . "Jesus said to the crowds:  'Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest.  Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am meek and...

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09 Dec Naked Without Shame (Gn 3:10) by Dr. Rich Reich

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion(FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors "He answered, 'I heard you in the garden; but I was afraid, because I was naked, so I hid.'" ~ Gn 3:10 (full readings) Rich's Reflections:   In the beginning, there was no shame.  "And the man and his wife were both...

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06 Dec God’s House (Ps 27:4) by Shane Kapler

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . “One thing I ask of the LORD; this I seek: To dwell in the house of the LORD.” ~ Ps 27:4 (full readings) . Shane’s Reflections: The house of the Lord...

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05 Dec Weathering Life’s Storms (Mt 7:24-25) by Pastor Steve Selfridge

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB).  Leaders.  Guest Authors. . "Everyone who listens to these words of mine and acts on them will be like a wise man who built his house on rock.  The rain fell, the floods came, and the winds blew and...

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04 Dec God’s Goodness (Ps 23:5) by Dr. Kevin Vost

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB).  Leaders.  Guest Authors. . "You annoint my head with oil; my cup overflows." ~ Ps 23:5 (full readings) . Kevin's Reflections:  There are so many wonderful and interrelated themes to choose from in today’s readings from Isaiah, the Psalms, and Matthew’s gospel,...

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02 Dec Critical Month for LIFE Runners

Nellie Gray 5K March for Life Order LIFE Runners Gear A-Cross America Relay FREE hoodie! - We have LIFE Runners in 45 states - not including DE, HI, ME, NV, UT.  Be the first to recruit a LIFE Runner from DE, HI, ME, NV, or UT - and we will...

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02 Dec Peace Be With You (Psalms 122:8) by Dr. Rich Reich

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion(FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors "For the sake of my brothers and friends I say, 'Peace be with you.'" ~ Psalms 122:8 (full readings) Rich's Reflections:   Jesus often greeted His disciples with the saying, "Peace be with you"; however, Jesus would have spoken to His disciples...

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29 Nov The Creator (Dn 7:13-14) by Kevin McNicholas

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . . “I saw One like a son of man coming, on the clouds of heaven; When he reached  the Ancient One and was presented before him, He received dominion,...

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28 Nov Thanks In All Things (Ps 145:10) by Stephen Schmidt

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB).  Leaders.  Guest Authors. . "Let all your works give you thanks, O Lord." ~ Ps 145:10 (full readings) . Stephen's Reflections:   Thanksgiving is one day set aside each year to give thanks for all the good things that we have received.  Most...

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25 Nov Some Gave All (Lk 21:4) by Dr. Rich Reich

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion(FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors "For those others have all made offerings from their surplus wealth, but she, from her poverty, has offered her whole livelihood." ~ Lk 21:4 (full readings) Rich's Reflections:   Today's Gospel reminds me of the famous military quote, "All Gave Some, Some...

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24 Nov Blessed Thanksgiving and exciting updates

LIFE Runners are adding up the miles this year with a lot of great faces and races.  Keep the pictures coming! Represent LIFE Runners at your local "Turkey Trots" and "Pie Runs".  Please tell us about the race and send us pictures to post on Facebook. We...

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20 Nov Faith in Action (2 Mc 7:30) by Diane Overmann

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB).  Leaders.  Guest Authors. . "I will not obey the king’s command. I obey the command of the law given to our ancestors through Moses." ~ 2 Mc 7:30 (full readings) . Diane's Reflections:   This entire first reading leaves me in awe at...

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18 Nov Don’t Be a Sellout (Mac 1:15) by Dr. Rich Reich

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion(FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors "They allied themselves with the Gentiles and sold themselves to wrongdoing." ~ Maccabees 1:15 (full readings) Rich's Reflections:   Today's reading is about lawbreakers who have seduced others into wrongdoing.  Almost half of our population has sold out to the culture of...

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15 Nov Why Would I Need More? (Wis 13:1) by Kevin McNicholas

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . . “All men were by nature foolish who were in ignorance of God, and who from the good things seen did not succeed in knowing him who is, and...

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13 Nov Grace and Faith (Lk 17:17-19) by Jean Noon

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB).  Leaders.  Guest Authors. . "Jesus said in reply, 'Ten were cleansed, were they not? Where are the other nine? Has none but this foreigner returned to give thanks to God?' Then he said to him, 'Stand up and go;...

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11 Nov Divine Intimacy (Wis 1:4) by Dr. Rich Reich

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion(FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors "Because into a soul that plots evil wisdom does not enter, nor does she dwell in a body under debt of sin." ~ Wis 1:4 (full readings) Rich's Reflections:  God's eternal plan of love is to espouse us to Himself forever...

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07 Nov Lost and Found (Lk 15:4,7) by Lauren Muzyka

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB).  Leaders.  Guest Authors. . "What man among you having a hundred sheep and losing one of them would not leave the ninety-nine in the desert and go after the lost one until he finds it?  I tell you, in...

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06 Nov Love Your Unborn Neighbor as Yourself (Rom 13:9) by Deacon Sam Lee

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB).  Leaders.  Guest Authors. . "The commandments … you shall not kill … and whatever other commandment there may be, are summed up in this saying, namely, You shall love your neighbor as yourself." ~ Rom 13:9 (full readings) . Deacon Sam's Reflections:  St....

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04 Nov Without Pay (Lk 14:14) by Dr. Rich Reich

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion(FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors "Blessed indeed will you be because of their inability to repay you.  For you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous." ~ Lk 14:14 (full readings) Rich's Reflections:   The Pro-Life movement is often a thankless mission; sidewalk counseling, mentoring,...

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01 Nov Time of Great Distress (Rv 7:14) by Kevin McNicholas

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . . “These are the ones who have survived the time of great distress; they have washed their robes and made them white in the Blood of the Lamb.” ~ 1...

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31 Oct If God is for Us… (Rom 8:31) by Stephanie Kemp

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB).  Leaders.  Guest Authors. . "If God is for us, who can be against us?" ~ Rom 8:31 (full readings) . Stephanie's Reflections:  After St. Paul presents and exhausts his defense of the Gospel in his letter to the Romans, he concludes with...

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28 Oct Discipleship (Lk 6:13) by Dr. Rich Reich

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion(FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors "When day came, he called his disciples to himself, and from them he chose Twelve, whom he also named apostles." ~ Lk 6:13 (full readings) Rich's Reflections:   Discipleship focuses on actively following in the footsteps of Jesus by putting our faith...

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25 Oct Signs (Lk 12:56) by Shane Kapler

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . . “You know how to interpret the appearance of the earth and the sky; why do you not know how to interpret the present time?” ~ Lk 12:56 (full readings) . Shane's...

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25 Oct Signs (Lk 12:56) by Shane Kapler

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . . “You know how to interpret the appearance of the earth and the sky; why do you not know how to interpret the present time?” ~ Lk 12:56 (full readings) . Shane's...

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24 Oct Much Will Be Required (Lk 12:48) by Kathy Forck

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB).  Leaders.  Guest Authors. . "Much will be required of the person entrusted with much, and still more will be demanded of the person entrusted with more." ~ Lk 12:48 (full readings) . Kathy's Reflections:   The ninth 40 Days For Life Prayer Vigil...

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24 Oct 6 yr-old LIFE Runner Sets World Record

WORLD RECORD half marathon by 6 y/o LR Keelan Glass! - LifeSiteNews, Dallas Morning News, Abilene KTXS, MSN/Fox Sports, The Blaze, Runner’s World, Good Morning America, CNN, England, Live Action, Today, and many more (20-25 Oct 2013). * Photo Credits:  Glass family, friends and fans. Keelan Glass first caught our attention when she won the 15K at the Fort...

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23 Oct From Dark to Light (Rom 6:16) by Molly McDonald

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB).  Leaders.  Guest Authors. . "Do you not know that if you present yourselves to someone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of the one you obey, either of sin, which leads to death, or of obedience, which leads to...

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21 Oct Human Dignity (Lk 12:15) by Dr. Rich Reich

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion(FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors "Then he said to the crowd, 'Take care to guard against all greed, for though one may be rich, one’s life does not consist of possessions.'" ~ Lk 12:15 (full readings) Rich's Reflections:    In the Gospel today, the rich man was blessed with a...

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18 Oct A Great Deal of Harm (2 Tm 4:14) by Kevin McNicholas

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . . “Alexander the coppersmith did me a great deal of harm; the Lord will repay him according to his deeds.” ~ 2 Tm 4:14 (full readings) . Kevin's Reflections: How many...

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18 Oct A Great Deal of Harm (2 Tm 4:14) by Kevin McNicholas

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . . “Alexander the coppersmith did me a great deal of harm; the Lord will repay him according to his deeds.” ~ 2 Tm 4:14 (full readings) . Kevin's Reflections: How many...

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17 Oct Mercy and Redemption (Ps 130:7) by Jeff Grabosky

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB).  Leaders.  Guest Authors. . "With the Lord there is mercy, and fullness of redemption." ~ Ps 130:7 (full readings) . Jeff's Reflections:   We all have sinned and are therefore in need of redemption.  This is such a beautiful penitential Psalm that grants...

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14 Oct The Calling (Rom 1:7) by Dr. Rich Reich

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion(FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors "To all the beloved of God in Rome, called to be holy." ~ Rom 1:7 (full readings) Rich's Reflections:    God has not called us to immorality but to holiness (1 Thes 4:7); but our secular society believes that holiness restricts our...

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13 Oct LIFE Runners Faced Crazy Horse Blizzard

For most of the nearly 200 LIFE Runners who planned to race the Crazy Horse 1K/5K/half/full Marathon (5-6 Oct), it wasn't easy arranging transportation to the Black Hills, with very few direct flights and a long drive.  Then, Atlas showed up (possibly the most destructive winter storm on record in South Dakota). ...

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10 Oct Knock, Knock, KNOCK! (Lk 11:9-10) by Nellie Edwards

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB).  Leaders.  Guest Authors. . "And I tell you, ask and you will receive; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.  For everyone who asks, receives; and the one who seeks, finds; and...

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09 Oct People Over Plants (Jon 4:9-11) by Benjamin Monson

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB).  Leaders.  Guest Authors. . "But God said to Jonah, 'Have you reason to be angry over the plant?'  'I have reason to be angry,' Jonah answered, 'angry enough to die.'  Then the LORD said, 'You are concerned over the...

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07 Oct You Shall Love (Lk 10:27) by Dr. Rich Reich

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion(FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors "He said in reply, 'You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your being, with all your strength, and with all your mind, and your neighbor as yourself.'" ~ Luke 10:27 (full readings) Rich's Reflections:...

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03 Oct Light up the Black Hills! (Lk 10:2) by Dr. Pat Castle

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB).  Leaders.  Guest Authors. . "The harvest is abundant but the laborers are few.  The Kingdom of God is at hand." ~ Lk 10:2 (full readings) . Pat's Reflections:  How often have you felt like you are the only one willing to speak up...

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02 Oct My Angel Will Go Before You (Ex 23:23) by Bishop Paprocki

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB).  Leaders.  Guest Authors. . "See, I am sending an angel before you, to guard you on the way and bring you to the place I have prepared." ~ (Ex 23:23) (full readings) . Bishop Paprocki’s Reflections:  By now, our LIFE Runners Team...

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30 Sep Pro-Life Solidarity (Lk 9:50) by Dr. Rich Reich

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion(FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors "Jesus said to him, 'Do not prevent him, for whoever is not against you is for you.'" ~ Luke 9:50 (full readings) Rich's Reflections:    On October 6th, over 200 LIFE Runners will come to the Black Hills of South Dakota in...

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26 Sep Harden Not Your Hearts (Ps 95:7-8) by Tonchi Weaver

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB).  Leaders.  Guest Authors. . "For he is our God, we are the people he shepherds, the sheep in his hands.  Oh that today you would hear his voice:  Do not harden your hearts as at Meribah, as on the...

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23 Sep Don’t Dim the Lights (Lk 8:17) by Dr. Rich Reich

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion(FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. "For there is nothing hidden that will not become visible, and nothing secret that will not be known and come to light." ~ Luke 8:17 (full readings) Rich's Reflections:    This week I started reading a book by Peter Kreeft...

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22 Sep Campaign Letter Template (ends 6 Oct)

LIFE Runners Teammates - we are only TWO WEEKS away from the finish line of our national race in the Black Hills of South Dakota and the finish line of our Fall fundraising campaign (6 Oct)!  From 28 Aug to 6 Oct 2013, all LIFE...

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20 Sep God’s Time (1 Tm 6:6-8) by Kevin McNicholas

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . . “Indeed, religion with contentment is a great gain. For we brought nothing into the world, just as we shall not be able to take anything out of it....

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19 Sep Crazy Horse Registration and RSVP Deadline (Mon, 23 Sept)

Crazy Horse Races registration deadline is Monday, September 23.  If you plan to participate and have not registered for the races (5-6 Oct), click on the link:  www.runcrazyhorse.com. Still unsure about going?  Watch this video. Visit the LIFE Runners website for weekend schedule events (4-6 Oct) and online...

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19 Sep Compassion (Lk 7:37-39) by Sara Beaner

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB).  Leaders.  Guest Authors. . "Now there was a sinful woman in the city who learned that he was at table in the house of the Pharisee.  Bringing an alabaster flask of ointment, she stood behind him at his feet weeping...

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16 Sep Faith and Humility (Lk 7:6-7) by Dr. Rich Reich

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion(FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. "And Jesus went with them, but when He was only a short distance from the house, the centurion sent friends to tell Him, 'Lord, do not trouble yourself, for I am not worthy to have you enter...

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11 Sep Remember (Is 38:3) by Pastor Dale Bartscher

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . . “Remember, Lord, how I have walked before you faithfully and with wholehearted devotion and have done what is good in your eyes.” ~ Is 38:3 (full readings) . Pastor Dale's Reflections:...

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09 Sep Right and Wrong (Lk 6:9) by Dr. Rich Reich

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion(FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. "Then Jesus said to them, 'I ask you, is it lawful to do good on the sabbath rather than to do evil, to save life rather than to destroy it?'"  ~ Lk 6:9 (full readings) Rich's Reflections:    In the...

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