Responding to People Problems

November 10, 2015 Responding to People Problems – Blake Tiemann (Cape First House of Hope) There is a big challenge in ministering to people. At one moment sensitivity is required, at the next toughness is needed to deal with the challenges. The question is, knowing what is needed for each situation. How to handle each…

“Feeling Change, Memories Don’t!”

November 3, 2015 “Feeling Change, Memories Don’t!” – Jon French (Cape First REMIX) I read this quote over the weekend. It didn’t give a source of the quote but man has it been stuck in my thoughts. Something I say or do when I am all up in my feelings may create a memory for…

Soaring To New Heights

October 27, 2015 Soaring To New Heights – Phil Wellin (areaONE Youth) As I considered this week’s devotion, I could not shake the overwhelming impact this past weekend has ushered into our church and church family. The SOAR Women’s Weekend, Our Core Value – Missions, The (areaONE) Student Take Over As I experienced the weekend,…

The Bamboo Tree

September 15, 2015 The Bamboo Tree – Aaron Cruz (Sikeston Children/Youth) I have been a pastor now at Cape First for a little over a year. And here are some of the wonderful things I have learned in that year… God is good all the time and all the time God is good! Pastors do…

“Friends with Benefits”

August 4, 2015 “Friends with Benefits” – Phil Wellin (areaONE Youth) The title of today’s devotion could lead some to thoughts of the moral decay in our society. To the contrary, I hope to paint a picture that clearly shows that we are all “Friends with Benefits” through our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Last…

T’D Off

July 21, 2015 T’D Off – Aaron Anderson (areaONE Youth) A while back my friends and I spent the day on the golf course, now I’m not an expert at the game I’m not even really good at the game I would consider myself a beginner. This marked the sixth time in my life I…

Be Still

July 14, 2015 Be Still – Aaron Cruz (Sikeston Children/Youth) Psalm 46:10 – “Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations; I will be exalted in the earth.” Before coming on staff with Cape First, I thought YES!! I am going to be able to read my bible…

Everything For God

July 7, 2015 Everything For God – Jeff Wilson (Cape First Kids Life) Work willingly at whatever you do, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people. Colossians 3:23 We’ve all heard this verse (and most of us have quoted it) many times. It’s one we pull out when we’re at…

On Your Mark…Get Set…GO!

May 12, 2015 On Your Mark…Get Set…GO! – Jenn Crass (Cape First Ministries Coordinator) When was the last time you tried something NEW? Did you learn anything from this experience? Yes…..with age…you gain more experience! And you can also gain more stagnation too, if you become too complacent.  It is super easy to become a…

The God Who Sees Me

November 4, 2014 The God Who Sees Me – Mark Graham (Marble Hill Campus) We know that God has promised never to leave us or forsake us, but during times of struggle and adversity it can still seem like He’s a million miles away. David cries out in Psalm 10:1, “O LORD, why do you…