A Way Out of Hell on Earth

January 14, 2019, By: Dana Cramer

“If your hand causes you to stumble, cut it off. It is better for you to enter life maimed than with two hands to go into hell, where the fire never goes out.” Mark 9:43 Is Hell real? You won’t find very many people in CR who will tell you “no.” For many of us […]

Choices

January 08, 2019, By: Dana Cramer

“Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.” Romans 12:2 I was reading a devotional from Oswald Chambers the other day when I realized he was talking about recovery. Oswald states that “We are in danger of forgetting that we cannot do what […]

Joy

December 31, 2018, By: Dana Cramer

“I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and that your joy may be complete.” John 15:11 Well another year has gone by and another year of CR Mondays prayed for and written. I have been writing these messages since 2006, sent out every Monday; whether I felt like writing […]

Savior’s Birthday

December 24, 2018, By: Dana Cramer

“I bring you good news that will bring great joy to all people. The Savior–yes, the Messiah, the Lord–has been born today in Bethlehem, the city of David!” Luke 2:10-11 I pray the Christmas service you attend this year is filled with awe and wonder of Christ’s birth, and filled with joy, love, and hope. […]

Advent Week 3 // JOY

December 18, 2018, By: Anne Martinez

Advent is the few weeks leading up to Christmas designed by the early Church for celebration and anticipation of Christ’s birth. This Advent season, we’ll feature a special family devotion each week to help you seek God and focus your attention on him during this busy time of year. “But the angel said to them, […]

Divine Becomes Humankind

December 17, 2018, By: Dana Cramer

“Joseph son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary home as your wife, because what is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins.” Matthew 1:20-21 Christmas is […]

Advent Week 2 // LOVE

December 12, 2018, By: Anne Martinez

Advent is the few weeks leading up to Christmas designed by the early Church for celebration and anticipation of Christ’s birth. This Advent season, we’ll feature a special family devotion each week to help you seek God and focus your attention on him during this busy time of year. “God so loved the world that […]

Peace in the Chaos

December 10, 2018, By: Dana Cramer

“For to us a child is born, to us a son is given.” Isaiah 9:6 As I reflect on this Christmas season I feel compelled to remember that while life seems chaotic at times, there is order in the middle of the chaos. I tend to forget that sometimes. Flying high one moment and hitting […]