PWTE Daily Devotion

Fish Out of Water

May 23, 2017

It’s Good to Be Different! You can listen to today’s devotion by clicking on this SoundCloud link. Sometimes I just feel like a fish out of water. Maybe you have felt the same way. Do you ever feel different – as if you just do not belong? Does it seem like others do not have the same interests or thoughts as you? Do your friends, family, nation or world not understand your ideas, thoughts and beliefs? It can be tough…

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PWTE Daily Devotion

Having Eyes that Struggle to See

The brokenness of sin makes it difficult for even Christians to see God. You can listen to today’s devotion by clicking on this SoundCloud link. ‘You have eyes — can’t you see? You have ears — can’t you hear?’ Don’t you remember anything at all? Mark 8:18…

May 22, 2017
PWTE Daily Devotion

Carpe Diem

The Call to Seize the Day. You can listen to today’s devotion by clicking on this SoundCloud link. Carpe Diem is a Latin phrase which literally translates as “Pluck the day”. The term is credited to the Roman poet Horace from his 23 BC…

May 21, 2017
Reflection

“Should I Stay or Should I Go”

Is There Value in Short-Term Mission Trips? “Our global missions efforts can sometimes drift into a form of conquering. We put a pin on a map and say, ‘Been there. Don That. Got the T-shirt.” While there is certainly nothing wrong with mission trips,…

May 20, 2017
PWTE Daily Devotion

Windshields

. . . and God’s Word. You can listen to today devotion by clicking on this SoundCloud link. When you live in Colorado Springs, you can be sure that you will need to get your car windshield repaired, or replaced regularly. Whether the gravel…

May 20, 2017
PWTE Daily Devotion

Restore Us

Regeneration You can listen to today’s devotion by clicking on this SoundCloud link. “Restore us, O God; make your face shine upon us, that we may be saved.”  Psalm 80:3, New International Version This picture is over 10 years old.  It is a picture…

May 19, 2017
Podcasts

PWTE Podcast Episode 048: The Three Amigos, Part 1, Growing in Christ

http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/322997662-praying-with-the-eyes-pwte-podcast-episode-048-the-three-amigos-part-i-growing-in-christ.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadGod created us to grow not only physically but spiritually. In this episode of the Praying With The Eyes podcast, Pastor Doug Brauner is joined by Dan Hampton the Director of Growth Ministries at Holy Cross Lutheran Church…

May 18, 2017
PWTE Daily Devotion

Mesmerized by the Light

The light of Christ sets us free to experience life. You can listen to today’s devotion by clicking on this SoundCloud link. The contrast between light and darkness, between day and night, are intricately related to each other. The light and the darkness are…

May 18, 2017
PWTE Daily Devotion

Weathering the Storm

 How God, Our Strength, Makes Us Strong. You can listen to today’s devotion by clicking on this SoundCloud link. I took this photo while visiting Lake Tahoe in the fall. What interested me the most was that, although the water was completely calm while…

May 17, 2017
PWTE Daily Devotion

But I Say to You!

Tooth Talk. You can listen to today’s devotion by clicking on this SoundCloud link. Our oldest grandson lost his first tooth a couple months ago.  It was a big deal.  We received a couple of pictures, via text within minutes, to share the good…

May 16, 2017
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