Author: LIFE Runners

20 Jul Matt 13:7-9 (Rich Soil) by Whitney Compton

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Upcoming Guest Authors. "Some seed fell among thorns, and the thorns grew up and choked it. But some seed fell on rich soil, and produced fruit a hundred or sixty or thirtyfold. Whoever had...

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18 Jul Exodus 14:12 (Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Upcoming Guest Authors. "Far better for us to be the slaves of the Egyptians than to die in the desert." ~ Exodus 14:12 (full readings) Rich's Reflections: Patrick Henry said, "Give me liberty or give...

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15 Jul Exodus 10:27 (Obstinate)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "But the Lord made Pharaoh obstinate...

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14 Jul Matt 11:28-30 (Arms Wide Open!) by Lisa Skowron

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart,...

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13 Jul Matt 11:25 (Revealed to Children) by Brenda Ferrie

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). At that time Jesus said, "I praise You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden these things from the wise and intelligent and have revealed them to infants." ~...

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13 Jul Matt 11:25 (Revealed to Children) by Brenda Ferrie

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). At that time Jesus said, "I praise You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden these things from the wise and intelligent and have revealed them to infants." ~...

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11 Jul Exodus 1:22 (Abort Unjust Law)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "Pharaoh then commanded all his subjects, 'Throw into the river every boy that is born to the Hebrews, but you may let all the girls live.'" (full readings) Rich's Reflections: Today there exists...

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08 Jul Matthew 10:16 (Pilgrims)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). “Behold, I am sending you like sheep in the midst of wolves; so be shrewd as serpents and simple as doves.” Matthew 10:16 (full readings) Steve's Reflections: Jesus' words ring like a general...

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08 Jul Matthew 10:16 (Pilgrims)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). “Behold, I am sending you like sheep in the midst of wolves; so be shrewd as serpents and simple as doves.” Matthew 10:16 (full readings) Steve's Reflections: Jesus' words ring like a general...

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07 Jul Mark 2:29 (Sabbath walk) by Diane Overmann

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "You are not made for the Sabbath; the Sabbath is made for you.” Mark 2:29 (full readings) Diane's Reflections: Having recently read Sabbath: Finding Rest, Renewal, and Delight in our Busy Lives by...

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06 Jul Gen 42:22 (walk in the Light!) by Melody Stefanson

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Reuben replied “Didn’t I tell you not to sin against the boy? But you wouldn’t listen. Now we must give an accounting for his blood.” Genesis 42:22 (full readings) Melody's Reflections: This passage...

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05 Jul Matthew 9:37-38 (Holy Labor)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "Then He said to His disciples, 'The harvest is abundant but the laborers are few; so ask the master of the harvest to send out laborers for his harvest.'" Matthew 9:37-38 (full...

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04 Jul Genesis 28:18-19 (Bethels)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "Early the next morning Jacob took the stone that he had put under his head, set it up as a memorial stone, and poured oil on top of it. He called that...

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01 Jul 1 John 4:16 (Sacred Heart)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "God is love, and whoever remains in love remains in God and God in him." 1 John 4:16 (full readings) Steve's Reflections: The ancient devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and...

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01 Jul 1 John 4:16 (Sacred Heart)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "God is love, and whoever remains in love remains in God and God in him." 1 John 4:16 (full readings) Steve's Reflections: The ancient devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and...

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29 Jun 2 Tim 4:17 (3 days!) by Alexandra Szameit

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "The Lord stood by me and gave me strength, so that through me the proclamation might be completed and all the Gentiles might hear it. And I was rescued from the lion’s...

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27 Jun Genesis 18:22 (Intercessory Prayer)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "While the two men walked on farther toward Sodom, the Lord remained standing before Abraham." Genesis 18:22 (full readings) Rich's Reflections: Throughout my day I am often given unexpected opportunities to pray: waiting...

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23 Jun Matthew 7:21 (The Pebble) by Clark Sowers

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "Not everyone who says to me, “Lord, Lord,” will enter into the kingdom of Heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father in Heaven." Matthew 7:21 (full readings) Clark's...

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22 Jun Genesis 15:2 (first baby photo!)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "O Lord GOD, what good will your gifts be, if I keep on being childless...

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22 Jun Genesis 15:2 (first baby photo!)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "O Lord GOD, what good will your gifts be, if I keep on being childless...

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20 Jun Matthew 7:1 (Judge so as to Love)

 Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "Stop judging, that you may not be judged." Matthew 7:1 (full readings) Rich's Reflections: In today's Gospel, we are told not to judge others, or we will have the same verdict passed on...

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17 Jun 2 Cor 11:30 (In Christ)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "If I must boast, I will boast of the things that show my weakness." 2 Cor 11:30 (full readings) Steve's Reflections: Are you hidden in Christ (Col. 3:3)? I have been reflecting...

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16 Jun Matt 6:8-9 (Adopted by God!) by Stephanie Kemp

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "Your Father knows what you need before you ask Him. This is how you are to pray." Matthew 6:8-9 (full readings) Stephanie's Reflections: Today's Gospel is about the fundamental and quintessential prayer of...

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15 Jun 2 Cor 9:6,8 (Ran across America) by Jeff Grabosky

Welcome God today with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "Consider this: whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. Moreover, God is able to make every grace abundant for you, so that in all...

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13 Jun Matthew 5:41 (Going the Extra Mile)

Welcome God today with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "Should anyone press you into service for one mile, go with him for two miles." Matthew 5:41 (full readings) Rich's Reflections: As a runner, the selected scripture in today's Gospel rings home with...

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10 Jun John 21:17 (Feed My Sheep)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). (Jesus) said to him, "Feed my sheep." John 21:17 (full readings) Steve's Reflections: Today's Gospel is a beautiful exchange between the Risen Christ and Peter on a beach. After breakfast Jesus speaks...

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09 Jun Jn 17:20 (Live in Dignity) by Shane Kapler

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "I pray not only for these but also for those who through their teaching will come to believe in Me." Jn 17:20 (full readings) Shane's Reflections: Jesus’ High Priestly Prayer – the knowledge...

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08 Jun John 17:13 (Silent No More!)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "I speak this in the world so that they may share My joy completely." John 17:13 (full readings) Pat's Reflections: Most people spoke up after hearing about the mother who apparently killed her...

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06 Jun John 16:31 (Do You Believe Now?)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "Jesus answered them, 'Do you believe now?'" John 16:31 (full readings) Rich's Reflections: Every week at church I profess my faith with all of the other parishioners by reciting the Creed. In the...

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06 Jun John 16:31 (Do You Believe Now?)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "Jesus answered them, 'Do you believe now?'" John 16:31 (full readings) Rich's Reflections: Every week at church I profess my faith with all of the other parishioners by reciting the Creed. In the...

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03 Jun John 16:20 (LIFE Runners!)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "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) Steve's Reflections: Jesus uses...

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02 Jun Matt 28:20 (Quality of Life) by Jason Peters

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "And behold, I am with you always, until the end of the age." Matt 28:20 (full readings) Jason's Reflections: Regarding "Quality of Life", I have found a wide range of definitions with those...

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01 Jun Acts 17:22-23 (God sighting!) by Valerie Johnson

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "You Athenians, I see that in every respect you are very religious. For as I walked around looking carefully at your shrines, I even discovered an altar inscribed, ‘To an Unknown...

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31 May Kansas City Radio Promo

Thanks to Mr. Dick Bott for running this LIFE Runners Radio Promo on both of his Kansas City radio stations daily from 20 Apr to 31 May...

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30 May John 15:26 (Know Spirit, No Fear!)

Welcome God today with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). . "When the Advocate comes whom I will send you from the Father, the Spirit of truth that proceeds from the Father, He will testify to me, and you will testify also." John...

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27 May John 15:13 (Friends)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends." John 15:13 (full readings) Steve's Reflections: This statement by Jesus strikes to the heart for most of...

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27 May John 15:13 (Friends)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends." John 15:13 (full readings) Steve's Reflections: This statement by Jesus strikes to the heart for most of...

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25 May John 15:5 (Holy love-triangle)

I am the vine, you are the branches; he who abides in Me and I in him, he bears much fruit, for apart from Me you can do nothing. ~ John 15:5 Reflection: This past weekend on Engaged Encounter, my wife Angi and I spoke about...

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23 May John 14:26 (The Advocate)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). . "The Advocate, the Holy Spirit that the Father will send in my name--He will teach you everything and remind you of all that [I] told you." John 14:26 (full readings) .  Rich's Reflections: Jesus...

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20 May John 14:2 (Heaven IS For Real)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "Do not let your hearts be troubled. You have faith in God; have faith also in me." John 14:2 (full readings) Steve's Reflections: Have you ever wondered if heaven is for real (like...

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19 May Acts 13:22 (God speaks!) by Kevin McNicholas

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). > "Then he removed him and raised up David as their king; of him he testified, I have found David, son of Jesse, a man after my own heart; he will carry out my...

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18 May John 12:46 (Light!) by Diane Overmann

Welcome God today with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). > “I came into the world as light, so that everyone who believes in me might not remain in darkness.” John 12:46 (full readings) Diane's Reflections: So often we use the symbol of light. At...

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16 May Acts 11:17 (Without Hindrance)

Welcome God today with this LIFE Group Devotion (website, Facebook).   "Who was I to be able to hinder God?" Acts 11:17 (full readings)   Rich's Reflections: St. Peter asks an excellent question, "Who was I to be able to hinder God?" One of the mysteries of God is...

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13 May Acts 9:4 (Our Lady of Fatima)

Welcome God today with this LIFE Group Devotion (website, Facebook). He fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to him, "Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?" Acts 9:4 (full readings) Steve's Reflections: Today is the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima. In 1917, Our Lady...

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12 May Acts 8:39 (Rejoice!) by Nellie Edwards

Welcome God today with this LIFE Group Devotion (website, Facebook). “When they came out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord snatched Philip away, and the eunuch saw him no more, but continued on his way rejoicing.” Acts 8:39 (full readings) Nellie's Reflections: “Went on his...

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11 May Acts 8:7-8 (“Coincidence? I think not!”) by Judy Sawyer

Welcome God today with this LIFE Group Devotion (website, Facebook). “For unclean spirits, crying out in a loud voice, came out of many possessed people, and many paralyzed and crippled people were cured. There was great joy in the city.” Acts 8:7-8 (full readings) Judy's Reflections: This...

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09 May John 6:27 (non-perishable Bread of Life)

Welcome God today with this LIFE Group Devotion (website, Facebook). "Do not work for food that perishes, but for the food that endures for eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you." John 6:27 Rich's Reflections: In the Gospel today, Jesus addresses the crowd who...

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06 May John 6:11 (Eucharist)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (website, Facebook). > "Then Jesus took the loaves, gave thanks, and distributed them to those who were reclining, and also as much of the fish as they wanted." John 6:11 (full readings) Steve's Reflections: The Gospel of John chapter...

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05 May John 3:36 (What is “Belief”?) by Jean Noon

Welcome God today with this LIFE Group Devotion (website, Facebook). "Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life, but whoever disobeys the Son will not see life, but the wrath of God remains upon him." John 3:36 (full readings) Jean's Reflections: The word “believe” shares the same...

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