Devotionals

It’s vitally important we learn and practice sharing our faith and encouraging other Jesus followers along the way. Every one of these devos is written by the faith community of One Life Church as we do just that.

The Tamarisk Tree

The Tamarisk Tree

Abraham planted a tamarisk tree in Beersheba, and there he called upon the name of the LORD, the Eternal God. [genesis.21v33]Starting in August of 2015, my life entered a long, winding road of transition and change. This road was littered with several moments where God was calling Nicole and I out...

God is Running Out of Time

God is Running Out of Time

I live and die by my calendar. I schedule dinners with friends, yoga classes, weekend trips, and laundry nights. Even my job is dictated by rigid deadlines. It’s safe to say that if I haven’t planned it, it probably won’t get done.Because my time feels so regimented, I often drag God into the...

God’s People

God’s People

I grew up in the church hearing the stories of the Bible. There were always these two versions of God. The Old Testament God who was only concerned with the well being of the Israelites and then the New Testament God who was loving and available for all people. Though I would claim the New...

Joy in His Presence

Joy in His Presence

Joy is not a word I think about a lot. But recently I have discovered the joy of simple things that fill my heart with joy and make me aware of God’s presence, love, and glory. Two such examples are the interactions I have with my young granddaughters. Conversations with my 4-month-old...