A Prophetic Pastor

January 31, 2017 A Prophetic Pastor – Allen Basham (Sikeston Campus) I was recently reading an article online and the article used a term that caught not only my attention but also my spirit.  The term was that of a ‘Prophetic Pastor.’ It was just that I had not heard those two familiar words used…

A Revival of Remembrance

January 17, 2017 A Revival of Remembrance – Chad Fisher (Cape First Remix/House of Hope) Six months ago, my family took our first step on road we felt God was calling us down.  We left a church that we loved, in a town that had stolen our hearts, and moved away from family and friends. …

Doing the Absolute Minimum

January 10, 2017 Doing the Absolute Minimum – Blake Tiemann (Cape First House of Hope) On my way to church Sunday morning, it was a cold 7 degrees outside.  As I drove, I passed a car that had only scraped a 1’ square of their windshield.  Not only could they not see out of most…

The Process Within The Mess

January 3, 2017 The Process Within The Mess – Mark Graham (Marble Hill Campus) In my former life, I was a Union Sheet Metal Worker in St. Louis, so I’m no stranger to construction sites.  Most of us have seen them: dirt and clay in the streets from trucks and other equipment driving around, burn…

Classic Christmas #2 – Don’t Let Your Past Rob You Of Your Future

December 13, 2016 Don’t Let Your Past Rob You Of Your Future – Aaron Cruz (Sikeston Children/Youth) Philippians 3:13 (NIV) Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the…

Success

December 6, 2016 Success – Eric Burton (Cape First Worship) I think if were all honest today, we would all agree we like to be successful. I mean, who doesn’t enjoy the fruits of a job well done? I know I do. And who would honestly prefer to fail? I would truly hope, no one….

Time Flies When We’re Having Fun

November 29, 2015 Time Flies When We’re Having Fun – Aaron Anderson (areaONE Youth) I remember this joke as a child. Question: “You know how to make time fly?” Answer: “Throw a clock out the window.” (I did not say it was a funny joke.) Now far removed from those childhood days, I know of…

America, We Have A “lot” At Stake

November 7, 2016 America, We Have A “lot” At Stake – Phil Wellin (areaONE Youth) We find ourselves rapidly approaching a day that will, in all likelihood, become a focal point for historians that look back and try to explain the course America took as she charted her way through a violent storm seething with…

Focusing on the Fundamentals

October 25, 2016 Focusing on the Fundamentals – Fred Poston (First Impressions Ministry) Among the many professional athletes and musicians is an elite group that stands out above the rest. One thing which these top performers have in common is the commitment to practicing the fundamentals of their craft. Jerry Rice has been considered to…

Effective, Fervent Prayer

October 18, 2016 Effective, Fervent Prayer – Jeff Wilson (Cape First Kids Life) As I thought about this devotion my mind went back to all the stuff God did in Louisville (at the Empower America Conference) over the past week. Trying to extract one thing from all the events that took place is difficult. Yet…