Day 10– 8 Reasons for Life Groups

Our prayer focus today is on Summit Life Groups.   Here is a short article I found by Pastor Rick Warren on Life Groups. 8 Reasons to Start a LIFE Group by Pastor Rick Warren 1. You will understand the Bible better in a life group. If you´ve ever listened to a Bible teacher or preacher and wanted to stop …

Day 11– Cauliflower Rice

By Day 11, the half-way mark of the Daniel Fast, I am wanting something different to eat.  Here is a quick and inexpensive recipe I learned from my friends at Trader Joes. You can make your own cauliflower rice by grating cauliflower with a cheese grater or by pulsing in a food processor, but at only $2.49 a bag, I’m …

Day 9– Dead or Alive

  Here is a devotion I shared in Israel along with some pictures I took while there.  I post it today in our 21 Days of Prayer and Fasting because our prayer focus is on The Lost.  Our world is hurting, full of people who are far from God and don’t know where to turn.  They don’t know that their …

Day 8– Genesis Week/Face Mask

Monday nights the Singleton Girls take a few minutes out for DIY beauty treatments.  Juliana introduced me to this idea of home beauty recipes and we are hooked!  So as we begin the second week of the Daniel Fast and we are seeking a spiritually clean heart, I thought you might also enjoy one of our cleansing face mask recipes …

Day 7– The Right Carbs?

  This is a devotion I shared in Israel along with some pictures I took. Rob, Michelle and Juliana wearing ancient Israel head scarves and tunics Today we are visiting Kefar Kedem learning about day to day life in Israel in ancient Bible days.  We had the privilege of making bread and then sharing a Jewish meal together.  A pastor …

Day 6–Takin’ It To The Streets

I wrote this while sitting with my son in the Port au Prince Airport waiting for our flight back to the States.  Fresh in my mind is the smell of creole spices and goat meat cooking in the crowded markets, happy children laughing mixed with loud honking horns of overly packed tap tap buses navigating the craters in the bumpy …

Day 5–Revival in America by Jentezen Franklin

Do you know that revival in the church is always dependent on the hearts of the believers, the saints? That’s you! Week after week, we are humbled to witness individuals meet Jesus for the first time. These genuine encounters are unmistakable and gripping. Tear-stained faces, quivering lips and beautiful brokenness. The sight never grows old. But let me pose a …

Day 4– Pumpkin Smoothie Recipe

Perhaps the past few days you’ve been a little “headachy” and tired if you are doing the Daniel Fast.  This is normal as your body goes through a “detoxification” type of cleansing when you eliminate caffeine, sugar and other processed foods from your diet.  Hang in there!  This phase doesn’t last forever and you will feel so much better in …

Day 3 — 2017 Leader’s Prayer Guide

Here is Summit’s Prayer Guide for this week.  Let your prayers be “other” focused which pleases God.   First, I tell you to pray for all people, asking God for what they need and being thankful to him. Pray for rulers and for all who have authority so that we can have quiet and peaceful lives full of worship and respect for …

Day 2–Our God’s Power

What does power look like to you? Definition of power (a)  :  ability to act or produce an effect  (b)  capacity for being acted upon or undergoing an effectb  :  legal or official authority, capacity, or right (a)  :  possession of control, authority, or influence over others (b)  :  one having such power; specifically  :  a sovereign statec  :  a controlling group :  establishment —often used …