Category Archives: Best year yet!

January 26 – Best Year Yet – It Only Goes Up from Here!

Read John 15:1-17 “Best Year Yet”…that is the title we have assigned to this devotional series. By now, you should understand what we don’t mean by those three words. We aren’t trying to suggest that 2019 can be free from … Continue reading

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January 25 – Best Year Yet – Setting Goals

Read Proverbs 21:5 Goals and time management are an essential part of my daily routine. Attending university, serving as student body president, and managing my responsibilities in ministry often create a perfect storm of chaos! So, most mornings I begin … Continue reading

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January 24 – Best Year Yet – Be Prepared, Work Hard

Read Proverbs 6:11 “Be prepared” is the Boy Scout motto. I learned it at an early age and found that it is a great game plan for life. My parents always taught me that hard work may be difficult and … Continue reading

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January 23 – Best Year Yet – Be the Best Friend You Can Be

Read Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 I don’t like to be needy.  I like to take care of things on my own and, when I can’t, I get a little grouchy.  It’s humbling to ask for help.  On the flip side, I have … Continue reading

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January 22 – Best Year Yet – Where is God?

Read Isaiah 30:18 At this point in his life, Austin Carlile was at the top of the world. He was the lead singer of world renowned band Of Mice and Men and was an icon for a sea of super … Continue reading

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January 21 – Best Year Yet – Highest Peaks & Lowest Valleys

Read James 1:12-18 I live on a steep hill. Every day when I take a walk, I am reminded of the elevation change. My heart rate quickens and my muscles strain as I climb that hill from the road to … Continue reading

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January 20 – Best Year Yet – Healthy Habits

Read 1 Corinthians 6:12 A habit is something we do often and regularly (Collins dictionary). As a college instructor, I teach mostly health classes. I try to convince my students that developing healthy habits would be one of the best … Continue reading

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