Author: LIFE Runners

14 Mar Have Life (Jn 5:39-40) By Rebecca Kiessling

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "You search the Scriptures, because you think you have eternal life through them; even they testify on my behalf. But you do not want to come to me to...

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13 Mar Nobody Except God (Is 49:11-12) by Stephen Holinaty

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "I will cut a road through all my mountains, and make my highways level.  See, some shall come from afar, others from the north and the west...

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11 Mar Believing is Seeing (Jn 4:48) 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, 'Unless you people see signs and wonders, you will not believe.'" ~ Jn 4:48 (full readings) . Rich's Reflections:  You have probably heard the idiom, "seeing is believing."  As Christians though, we should understand that "believing...

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08 Mar Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (Mark 12:29-31) by Rosemary Bernth

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders.Guest Authors. "Jesus replied, 'The first is this: Hear, O Israel! The Lord our God is Lord alone! You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your...

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07 Mar Power of Speech (Lk 11:14) by Shane Kapler

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "Jesus was driving out a demon that was mute, and when the demon had gone out, the mute man spoke and the crowds were amazed."~ Lk 11:14 (full readings) . Shane's...

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06 Mar Fulfilled (Mt 5:17) by Dave DiNuzzo Sr.

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "Do not think that I have come to abolish the law or the prophets. I have come not to abolish but to fulfill." ~ Mt. 5:17 (full readings) . Dave's Reflections:...

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04 Mar Humble Healing (2 Kgs 5:13) by Dr. Rich Reich

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion(FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. "But his servants came up and reasoned with him: "My father, if the prophet told you to do something extraordinary, would you not do it? All the more since he told you, 'Wash, and be clean'?"" ~ 2...

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01 Mar Cornerstone (Mt 21:41) by Steve Castle

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone."~ Mt 21:41 (full readings) . Steve's Reflections: In today’s Gospel Jesus quotes Psalm 118 to drive home the message of the...

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28 Feb Bring Souls Back to God (Jer 17:7-10) by Doug Lugge

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, whose hope is the Lord.  He is like a tree planted beside the waters that stretches out its root to...

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27 Feb Endure for Love (Mt 20:18-19) by Sara Beaner

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "Behold, we go up to Jerusalem and the Son of Man shall be betrayed to the chief priests and the scribes, and they shall condemn to death...

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27 Feb Endure for Love (Mt 20:18-19) by Sara Beaner

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "Behold, we go up to Jerusalem and the Son of Man shall be betrayed to the chief priests and the scribes, and they shall condemn to death...

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25 Feb Brother’s Keeper (Lk 6:37) by Dr. Rich Reich

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion(FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. "Stop judging and you will not be judged. Stop condemning and you will not be condemned. Forgive and you will be forgiven." ~ Lk 6:37 (full readings) Rich's Reflections:  A chief value of our culture today is tolerance; however,...

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22 Feb The Role of Pope (Matt 16:18) by Rosemary Bernth

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders.Guest Authors. "And so I say to you, you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build my Church, and the gates of the netherworld shall not prevail against it."~Matthew 16:18...

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20 Feb Boldness, Sacrifice and Mercy (Jon 3:10) by Mark Houck

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "When God saw by their actions how they turned from their evil way, he repented of the evil he had threatened to do to them; he did not carry...

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18 Feb Idle No More (Lev 19:16) by Dr. Rich Reich

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion(FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. "Nor shall you stand by idly when your neighbor’s life is at stake. I am the Lord." ~ Lev 19:16 (full readings) Rich's Reflections:  If you have not gone to confession in a while, Lent is the perfect time...

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15 Feb Where Was God? (Is 58:2) by Shane Kapler

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "They seek me day after day, and desire to know my ways, like a nation that has done what is just and not abandoned the law of their God.”...

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13 Feb Rend Your Hearts (Jl 2:12-13) by Valerie Johnson

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "Even now, says the LORD, return to me with your whole heart, with fasting, and weeping, and mourning; Rend your hearts, not your garments, and return to the...

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11 Feb Order from Disorder (Gen 1:1-2) by Dr. Rich Reich

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders.Guest Authors. "In the beginning, when God created the heavens and the earth, and the earth was without form or shape, with darkness over the abyss and a mighty wind sweeping over the waters." ~ Gen 1:1-2 (full readings) Rich's Reflections:...

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08 Feb A Mother’s Demand (Mark 6:24) By Rosemary Bernth

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders.Guest Authors. "She went out and said to her mother,'What shall I ask for?' Her mother replied, 'The head of John the Baptist.'"~Mark 6:24 (full readings) Rosemary's Reflections: Whenever I hear this story, I always wonder what was that mother...

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07 Feb Blood Speaks (Heb 12:24) by Becky Soske

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "and you have approached Jesus, the mediator of a new covenant, and the sprinkled Blood that speaks more eloquently than that of Abel." ~ Heb 12:24 (full readings) . Becky's Reflections: The blood...

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06 Feb 40=55 (Heb 12:12-13) by Steve Castle

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "So strengthen your drooping hands and weak knees.  Make straight paths for your feet, that what is lame may not be dislocated but healed." ~ Heb. 12:12-13 (full readings) . Steve's...

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04 Feb Give Up and Get Up (Heb 11:34) by Dr. Rich Reich

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion(FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. "put out raging fires, escaped the devouring sword; out of weakness they were made powerful, became strong in battle, and turned back foreign invaders." ~ Heb 11:34 (full readings) Rich's Reflections: Today's Scripture talks about Biblical heroes who "out of...

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01 Feb Standing Firm (Heb 10:32, 36) by Shane Kapler

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . “At times you were publicly exposed to abuse and affliction;  at other times you associated yourselves with those so treated … You need endurance to do the will...

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30 Jan Holy Sacrifice (Heb 10:14) by Fr. Joseph Totton

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "For by one offering he has made perfect forever those who are being consecrated."  ~ Heb 10:14 (full readings) . Fr. Totton's Reflection: About a year ago, I was challenged by a couple...

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28 Jan Everlasting Sin (Mark 3:29) by Dr. Rich Reich

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion(FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. “But whoever blasphemes against the holy Spirit will never have forgiveness, but is guilty of an everlasting sin.” ~ Mark 3:29 (full readings) Rich's Reflections:  In today’s Gospel, Jesus defines the unforgivable sin as blasphemy against the Holy Spirit.  This...

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25 Jan Conversion of Hearts (Acts 22:14-15) by Rosemary Bernth

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. LIFE Minute radio. ‘The God of our ancestors designated you to know His will, to see the Righteous One, and to hear the sound of His voice; for you...

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24 Jan To Do Your Will (Ps 40) by Kathryn Lopez

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "To do your will, O my God, is my delight, And your law is within my heart!" ~ Psalm 40 (full readings) . Kathryn's Reflection: Hebrews tells us today that our Lord...

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21 Jan Redemptive Running (Heb 5:8) by Dr. Rich Reich

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion(FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. "He learned obedience from what He suffered." ~ Heb 5:8 (full readings) Rich's Reflections:  Many of the people that I work with do not understand why I run.  Why would you purposely put yourself through pain and suffering?  I do...

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18 Jan Their Faith, Our Faith (Mk 2:5) by Shane Kapler

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "When Jesus saw their faith, he said to the paralytic, ‘Child, your sins are forgiven.’” ~ Mk 2:5 (full readings) . Shane's Reflections: “Their faith” – Jesus forgave another man’s sins, because...

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14 Jan Burn Off the Fog (Mk 1:15) by Dr. Rich Reich

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion(FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. "'This is the time of fulfillment. The kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the gospel.'" ~ Mk 1:15 (full readings) Rich's Reflections:  Like the Gospel says, the kingdom of God is at hand, because right now...

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11 Jan Us against the World (1 Jn 5:5) ++++++++++++ by Rosemary Bernth

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. LIFE Minute radio. "Who indeed is the victor over the world but the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?" ~ 1 John 5:5 (full readings) Rosemary's Reflections: It...

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10 Jan Holy Light (Lk 4:18-19) by Pastor Don Bird

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to bring glad tidings to the poor.  He has sent me to proclaim liberty to captives and...

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09 Jan It’s Under Control (Acts 12:24) by Kevin McNicholas

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "Take courage, it is I, do not be afraid!" ~ Acts 12:24 (full readings) . Kevin's Reflections: Jesus spoke these words to His Apostles when they feared for their lives during a...

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07 Jan Test the Spirits (1 Jn 4:2-4) by Dr. Rich Reich

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion(FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. "This is how you can know the Spirit of God: every spirit that acknowledges Jesus Christ come in the flesh belongs to God, and every spirit that does not acknowledge Jesus does not belong to God. This is the...

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04 Jan Rock Solid (Jn 1:32) by Shane Kapler

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "Jesus looked at him and said, ‘You are Simon the son of John; you will be called Cephas,’ which is translated Peter." ~ Jn 1:32 (full readings) . Shane's Reflections: Cephas,...

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03 Jan Emancipation Proclamation (1 Jn 3:1) ++++++++ by Dr. Pat Castle

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "See what love the Father has bestowed on us that we may be called the children of God." ~ 1 Jn 3:1 (full readings) . Pat's Reflections: On 1 Jan 1863, 150 years ago,...

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02 Jan Change (1 Jn 2:24) by Bishop Thomas John Paprocki

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "Let what you heard from the beginning remain in you." ~ 1 Jn 2:24 (full readings) . Bishop Paprocki's Reflections: Looking back at this past year, the horrendous shootings that took...

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31 Dec The Last Hour (Jn 1:12) by Dr. Rich Reich

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion(FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. "But to those who did accept [Jesus] he gave power to become children of God, to those who believe in his name." ~ Jn 1:12 (full readings) Rich's Reflections:  On this last day of the secular year, we can...

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28 Dec A “Stand Up” Guy (Matt 2:13) by Rosemary Bernth

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. LIFE Minute radio. "When the magi had departed, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, 'Rise, take the child and his mother,...

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27 Dec What Will You Run For? (Jn 20:1-4) by Jeff Grabosky

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "On the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene ran and went to Simon Peter and to the other disciple whom Jesus loved, and told them, "They have taken...

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21 Dec The Song of Life (Lk 1:44) by Fr. Joseph Oganda

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "For at the moment the sound of Your greeting reached my ears, the infant in my womb leaped for joy." ~ Lk 1:44 (full readings) . Fr. Joseph's Reflections: Elizabeth is our model...

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20 Dec Prepare Him Room (Lk 1:38) by Cliff Nancarrow

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "Mary said, 'Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord. May it be done to me according to Your word.' Then the angel departed from her." ~ Lk 1:38...

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19 Dec Spirit Within (Lk 1:24-25) by Jean Noon

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "After this time his wife Elizabeth conceived, and she went into seclusion for five months, saying, "So has the Lord done for me at a time when he has...

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17 Dec Advent Genealogy (Mt 1:1) by Dr. Rich Reich

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion(FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. "The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham." ~ Mt 1:1 (full readings) Rich's Reflections:  The Gospel reading today is the genealogy of Jesus Christ.  This long list of names might be...

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14 Dec Generation Why? (Matt 11:16-17) by Rosemary Bernth

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. LIFE Minute radio. "To what shall I compare this generation? It is like children who sit in marketplaces and call to one another, 'We played the flute for you,...

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13 Dec Fear Not (Is 41:13) by Peggy Bowes

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "I am the LORD your God who grasp your right hand; It is I who say to you, "Fear not, I will help you." ~ Is 41:13 (full readings) . Peggy’s Reflections:...

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12 Dec Merciful Mother (Rev 12:1-2) by Shane Kapler

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "A great sign appeared in the sky, a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet … She was with Child.” ~ Rev 12:1-2 (full readings) . Shane’s...

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