Day 14– Vanilla-Date “Ice Cream”

Halfway through the Daniel Fast, my family was craving something sweet.  This healthy, dairy-free ice cream hit the spot and with only 4 ingredients, is naturally sweet and creamy.  It takes a little preparation but oh so worth it! Ingredients: 1 cup medjool pitted and softened by soaking in hot water for 5 minutes, then drained 13.6 oz can full …

Day 13– We Are His Gifts

Marie Dudrey shared today’s devotion. What are some of the things in life that weigh us down… the things that can rob us of our joy? Here are a few things that might come to mind… jobs, family, being a parent, being a spouse, relationships with all people, finances, suffering, experiences from our past, unforgiveness, regret… In these times, there …

Day 12–Building a Strong Family

  Today’s devotion shared by Marie Dudrey, Director of Children and Family Ministry at Summit Church When you drive down your street, more than likely, you can’t tell the difference between where the wise and foolish families live. It’s only if you get to know your neighbors or are invited inside that you can start to tell what a family’s …

Day 11–Leadership Development

Today’s devotion was shared by Summit staff, Brady Wright. Prayer Day 11 Prayer Focus: Growth Trek, Dream Team – leadership development, covering over every leader, fresh vision Theme Verse: “And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ” (Philippians 1:6) Have you ever …

Day 10–Small Groups

Today’s devotion was shared by Brady Wright, Director of Connections at Summit Church Colorado Prayer Focus: Small Groups Theme Verse:  “And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near” (Hebrews 10:24-25). …

Day 9–Lost and Found

LOST AND FOUND When our kids were in middle school, visiting the Lost and Found was a weekly event.  I can’t tell you the number and dance shoes, soccer shoes and jackets we recovered and then lost and found them again.  And again.  It’s not just kids that lose things. Consider these folks: Eugenia Zuroshi, a professor who lost one …

Day 8 — Recipe for Overnight Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

Time for a new recipe.  I discovered this easy recipe a couple of years ago and my family loves it.  It takes 10 minutes to assemble and then cooks in a crockpot all night.  Puts everyone in a good mood when they wake up to a yummy aroma of apples and cinnamon.  Enjoy! Slow Cooker, Apple Cinnamon Steel-Cut Oatmeal Servings: …

Day 7–5 Finger Prayer Guide

At times it seems like I have so much to pray for that my prayer life is unorganized and out of control.  Here is a simple but effective tool to help me cover many things in prayer.  There are a number of  variations of prayer reminder on the internet.  Feel free to adapt to your own personal prayer life.  In …

Day 6– Revival in America

Prayer Day 6……..1/13/18 Focus: Our national missions:  ARC/Grow/Revival in America Theme verse Acts 16:  “So the churches were strengthened in the faith and grew daily in numbers”               Our country is falling away from God by the minute. How do we change this trend? We change it by doing three things: we pray first. Prayer is our first response …

Day 5– A Bold Prayer

Today’s devotion was shared by Summit Student Pastor, Adam Dorband. A Bold Prayer (Speak Lord for your servant is listening) A renowned opera singer had mysteriously lost his ability to hit certain notes, even though those notes were well within his vocal range.  He had been to other specialists all of whom though it was a vocal problem.  Dr. Alfred A. …