THE URBAN ALTERNATIVE


Devotional Archive

  • Recently, my husband and I went to Estes Park for a few days, to spend some time together. Upon our arrival, we very quickly noticed that elk were everywhere. These […]

    The Beauty of Protection

    Recently, my husband and I went to Estes Park for a few days, to spend some time together. Upon our arrival, we very quickly noticed that elk were everywhere. These […]

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  • As I read this verse, I am struck by the first word. It does not say IF you experience trials, rather,  it says WHEN you experience them.  In this life […]

    Deep Waters

    As I read this verse, I am struck by the first word. It does not say IF you experience trials, rather,  it says WHEN you experience them.  In this life […]

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  • by Lois Evans Occasionally, I try to imagine the volume of prayer requests that God receives from us on a daily basis. “Help us pay the monthly bills!” “Restore my […]

    Thankful Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

    by Lois Evans Occasionally, I try to imagine the volume of prayer requests that God receives from us on a daily basis. “Help us pay the monthly bills!” “Restore my […]

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  • Most of us at some point in our lives have felt the pit of discouragement. We each have our own reasons that brought us to that point. Whether you are […]

    Antidote for Discouragement

    Most of us at some point in our lives have felt the pit of discouragement. We each have our own reasons that brought us to that point. Whether you are […]

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  • I remember many years ago on a day when I had become ill. I had gone to see my doctor, and after arriving at the diagnosis, the doctor prescribed some […]

    Spinning Your Own Wheels

    I remember many years ago on a day when I had become ill. I had gone to see my doctor, and after arriving at the diagnosis, the doctor prescribed some […]

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  • I heard this quote recently, “Don’t mistake guarding your heart with hardening your heart.” As I pondered those words, I thought about how much truth they contain. I am by […]

    Guard without Hardening

    I heard this quote recently, “Don’t mistake guarding your heart with hardening your heart.” As I pondered those words, I thought about how much truth they contain. I am by […]

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  •  One thing that I have noticed over the many years that I have served as a wife to a minister is that staleness can creep into a woman’s life when […]

    Find the Standard

     One thing that I have noticed over the many years that I have served as a wife to a minister is that staleness can creep into a woman’s life when […]

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  • “And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.”- Colossians 3:14 Paul tells us, that above all things we are to put on […]

    Put on Love

    “And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.”- Colossians 3:14 Paul tells us, that above all things we are to put on […]

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  • by Lois Evans I read of a woman named Sarah who went on a missions trip to Ukraine. During her time there, she befriended a 12-year-old orphan girl named Bogdana, […]

    Rising Above the Grief

    by Lois Evans I read of a woman named Sarah who went on a missions trip to Ukraine. During her time there, she befriended a 12-year-old orphan girl named Bogdana, […]

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  • by Verlene Harry One day, my seven year old daughter grabbed my hand and said, “Mommy can you stop being so busy for a minute and play dollhouse with me?” […]

    Balancing Motherhood and Ministry

    by Verlene Harry One day, my seven year old daughter grabbed my hand and said, “Mommy can you stop being so busy for a minute and play dollhouse with me?” […]

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