Author: LIFE Runners

14 Jun My Brother’s Keeper (Mt 5:21-22) by Sarah Swaykus

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "You have heard that it was said to the men of old, 'You shall not kill; and whoever kills shall be liable to judgment.' But I say to you, that...

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11 Jun Encouragement (Acts 11:23) by Rich Reich

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. LIFE Minute radio. "When he arrived and saw the grace of God, he rejoiced and encouraged them all to remain faithful to the Lord in firmness of heart." ~ Acts 11:23  (full readings) Rich's Reflections:  Today is the...

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08 Jun Equipped (2 Tim. 3:16-17)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. LIFE Minute radio. "All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful for teaching, for refutation, for correction, and for training in righteousness, so that one who belongs to God may...

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07 Jun Working for God (John 17:4) by Kevin McNicholas

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "I glorified You on earth by accomplishing the work You gave me to do." ~ John 17:4 (full readings) . Kevin's Reflections: My wife gave me a tabletop clock with this verse...

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07 Jun Working for God (John 17:4) by Kevin McNicholas

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "I glorified You on earth by accomplishing the work You gave me to do." ~ John 17:4 (full readings) . Kevin's Reflections: My wife gave me a tabletop clock with this verse...

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06 Jun Witnesses (2 Timothy 1:7) by Kathy Stegeman

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "For God did not give us a spirit of cowardice but rather of power and love and self-control." ~ 2 Tm 1:7 (full readings) . Kathy's Reflections: In each generation, God...

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04 Jun God’s Vineyard (Mark 12:1) by Dr. Rich Reich

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. LIFE Minute radio. "A man planted a vineyard, put a hedge around it, dug a wine press, and built a tower.  Then he leased it to tenant farmers and left on a journey." ~ Mark 12:1  (full readings) Rich's Reflections:...

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01 Jun Protecting the Temple (Mark 11:15)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. LIFE Minute radio. "They came to Jerusalem, and on entering the temple area he began to drive out those selling and buying there. He overturned the tables of the...

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30 May Godly perspective (Mark 10:35) by Fr. Justin Damien Dean

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to Jesus and said to him, “Teacher, we want you to do for us whatever we ask of you." ~ Mark...

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30 May Godly perspective (Mark 10:35) by Fr. Justin Damien Dean

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to Jesus and said to him, “Teacher, we want you to do for us whatever we ask of you." ~ Mark...

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28 May Loving Hands (1 Peter 1:8-9) by Dr. Rich Reich

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners(FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. LIFE Minute radio. "Although you have not seen Him you love Him; even though you do not see Him now yet believe in Him, you rejoice with an indescribable and glorious joy, as you attain the goal of faith,...

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25 May Come Follow Me (John 21:15) by Steve Castle

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. LIFE Minute radio. "Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?" ~ John 21:15  (full readings) Steve's Reflections:  In today's Gospel we see the beautiful reconciliation between two close friends; Jesus...

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24 May Kylie’s Path to Life (Psalm 16:11) by Dr. Pat Castle

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. LIFE Minute radio. "You will show me the path to life." ~ Psalms 16:11 (full readings) Pat's Reflections:  A colleague recently shared her experience at Planned Parenthood in 2005.  Her 23 yr old daughter had scheduled an abortion.  A...

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24 May Kylie’s Path to Life (Psalm 16:11) by Dr. Pat Castle

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. LIFE Minute radio. "You will show me the path to life." ~ Psalms 16:11 (full readings) Pat's Reflections:  A colleague recently shared her experience at Planned Parenthood in 2005.  Her 23 yr old daughter had scheduled an abortion.  A...

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23 May The Ultimate Protection (Jn 17:11) by Stacey Wollman

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "Lifting up his eyes to heaven, Jesus prayed, saying: "Holy Father, keep them in your name that you have given me, so that they may be one just as...

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23 May The Ultimate Protection (Jn 17:11) by Stacey Wollman

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "Lifting up his eyes to heaven, Jesus prayed, saying: "Holy Father, keep them in your name that you have given me, so that they may be one just as...

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21 May Peace Be With You (John 16:33) by Dr. Rich Reich

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. LIFE Minute radio. "I have told you this so that you might have peace in Me. In the world you will have trouble, but take courage, I have conquered the world."~ John 16:33 (full readings) Rich's Reflections:  In...

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18 May Labor pains (John 16:21) by Rosemary Bernth

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. LIFE Minute radio. "When a woman is in labor, she is in anguish because her hour has arrived; but when she has given birth to a child, she no...

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17 May Until abortion ends (John 16:20) by Greg Robeson

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "Amen, amen, I say to you, you will weep and mourn, while the world rejoices; you will grieve, but your grief will become joy." ~ John 16:20 (full readings) . Greg's Reflections: We...

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14 May The Chosen (John 15:16) by Rich Reich

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. LIFE Minute radio. "It was not you who chose Me, it was I Who chose you to go forth and bear fruit." ~ John 15:16 (full readings) Rich's Reflections:  In the first reading today, Jesus chose Matthias to be an...

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14 May The Chosen (John 15:16) by Rich Reich

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. LIFE Minute radio. "It was not you who chose Me, it was I Who chose you to go forth and bear fruit." ~ John 15:16 (full readings) Rich's Reflections:  In the first reading today, Jesus chose Matthias to be an...

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11 May I Chose You (John 15:16) by Kathy Jo Peterson

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. LIFE Minute radio. "It was not you who chose me, but I who chose you and appointed you to go and bear fruit that will remain...

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10 May We are all on level ground (Acts 15:9) by Dan Hinrichs

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "He made no distinction between us and them, for by faith he purified their hearts." ~ Acts 15:9 (full readings) . Dan's Reflections: During my hours of prayer on the sidewalks at...

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09 May Without Him (Jn 15:5) by Reggie Littlejohn

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "Jesus said, “I am the vine, you are the branches.  Whoever remains in me and I in him will bear much fruit, because without me you can do nothing.” ~...

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07 May Obedience Reveals (John 14:22) by Rich Reich

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. LIFE Minute radio. "Lord, why is it that You will reveal Yourself to us and not to the world?" ~ John 14:22 (full readings) Rich's Reflections:  In the Gospel today, Jesus told His disciples the world would not accept His...

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04 May The Way, the Truth, the Life (John 14:6) by Rosemary Bernth

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. LIFE Minute radio. Jesus said to him, "I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me." ~ John 14:6 (full...

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04 May The Way, the Truth, the Life (John 14:6) by Rosemary Bernth

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. LIFE Minute radio. Jesus said to him, "I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me." ~ John 14:6 (full...

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03 May Greater Works? (John 14:12) by Monica Elsinger

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. LIFE Minute radio. "Amen, amen, I say to you, whoever believes in me will do the works that I do, and will do greater ones than these, because I am going...

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02 May Word of God continues (Acts 12:24) by Kevin McNicholas

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "The word of God continued to spread and grow." ~ Acts 12:24 (full readings) . Kevin's Reflections:  This seems like just an opening line in today’s first reading, but it is...

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27 Apr Heroic NOT Casual (John 6:53) by Steve Castle

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. LIFE Minute radio. "Jesus said to them, “Amen, amen, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you do not...

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26 Apr Guidance and Instruction (Acts 8:27-31) by Joshua Bachman

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "[A]n Ethiopian had come to Jerusalem to worship. Philip heard him reading Isaiah the prophet, and he asked, “Do you understand what you are reading?” And he said, “How...

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25 Apr True Manhood (1 Peter 5:8) by Dr. Pat Castle

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. "Your opponent the Devil is prowling around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour." ~ 1 Peter 5:8 (full readings) Pat's Reflections:  The Devil is devouring true manhood.  God calls men to sacrifice for women and children....

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25 Apr True Manhood (1 Peter 5:8) by Dr. Pat Castle

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. "Your opponent the Devil is prowling around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour." ~ 1 Peter 5:8 (full readings) Pat's Reflections:  The Devil is devouring true manhood.  God calls men to sacrifice for women and children....

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20 Apr Loaves and Fishes (John 6:9) by Rosemary Bernth

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. LIFE Minute radio. "There is a boy here who has five barley loaves and two fish; but what good are these for so many?" ~ John 6:9 (full readings) Rosemary's...

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19 Apr Obedience to His will (Acts 5:29) by Lara Sabin

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "We must obey God rather than men." ~ Acts 5:29 (full readings) . Lara's Reflections: There are many alluring messages and promises in this world and all kinds of leaders offering us...

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18 Apr Abundance in Him (Mt 22:36-40) by Cliff Nancarrow

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "God so loved the world that he gave his only-begotten Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life." ~ Jn 3:16...

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17 Apr Speak of What You Know (John 3:11)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB).  Guest Authors. > "Amen, Amen, I say to you, we speak of what we know and we testify to what we have seen, but you people do not accept our testimony." John 3:11 (full readings) > Rob's Reflections:   This is one of...

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16 Apr New Birth (John 3:5)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. LIFE Minute radio. "Jesus answered, 'Amen, amen, I say to you, no one can enter the kingdom of God without being born of water and Spirit.'" ~ John 3:5 (full readings) Rich's Reflections:  Whenever Jesus says "Amen, Amen", He...

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13 Apr Big Enough To Love (Matt 25:40)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. LIFE Minute radio. "And the king will say to them in reply, 'Amen, I say to you, whatever you did for one of these least brothers of mine, you did...

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12 Apr Transformation (Lk 24:35) by Kevin Lowry

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "Then the two recounted what had taken place on the way and how he was made known to them in the breaking of the bread." ~ Lk 24:35 (full readings) . Kevin's...

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11 Apr Jesus meets us where we are (Lk 24:15) by Teresa Laugeman

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "And it happened that while they were conversing and debating, Jesus drew himself near and walked with them, but their eyes were prevented from recognizing Him." ~ Luke 24:15 (full...

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09 Apr Lies for Sale (Matthew 28:12-13)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. "They assembled with the elders and took counsel; then they gave a large sum of money to the soldiers, telling them, 'You are to say, 'His disciples came by night and stole him while we were...

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06 Apr Behold your son (John 19:26)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. LIFE Minute radio. When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple there whom he loved, he said to his mother, "Woman, behold, your son."~ John 19:26 (full readings) Rosemary's Reflections: I...

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05 Apr Serving others (Jn 13:12) by Kristina Hernandez

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "So when he had washed their feet and put his garments back on and reclined at table again, he said to them, "Do you realize what I have done...

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04 Apr God provides (Ps 69:33-34) by Robyn Steinbrueck

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. “I will praise the name of God in song, and I will glorify him with thanksgiving: "See, you lowly ones, and be glad; you who seek God, may your...

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02 Apr Images of Life (John 12:10-11)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. "And the chief priests plotted to kill Lazarus too, because many of the Jews were turning away and believing in Jesus because of him."  ~ John 12:10-11 (full readings) Rich's Reflections:  The last line of the Gospel today...

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29 Mar Glorify God (Jn 8:54) by Mark Houck

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . “If I glorify myself, my glory is nothing; it is my Father who glorifies Me of whom you say, 'He is our God.'" ~ Jn 8:54 (full readings) . Mark's Reflections:  In...

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28 Mar Dad’s Life (2 Tim 4:7) by Dr. Pat Castle

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. LIFE Minute radio. "I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith." ~ 2 Tim 4:7 (full readings) Pat's Reflections:  Without my Dad, our LIFE Group would not exist.  This is...

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