Category Archives: Journey of Lent 2021

Holy Week Readings 2021

March 27, 2021, By: Crossroads Church

HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF THIS WEEK: Make sure you have a copy of the Again & Again Devotional. If you’d like a digital copy, click here and we’ll send you the link. For daily texts with the Focus Word, Starter Prayer and link to this post, text the word “lent” to 970-500-0970. Join […]

Unbind (Day 39, Saturday)

March 21, 2021, By: Crossroads Church

Starter Prayer: Jesus of Nazareth, you wept tears for Lazarus, which means you know what grief feels like. We wish that you could miraculously heal all losses like you did with Lazarus, for death is never fair or convenient. However, we ask that you simply grieve with us. Cry with us. Go to the graveside […]

Build My Life (Day 38, Friday)

March 21, 2021, By: Crossroads Church

Starter Prayer: Creator God, you invited the Israelites to build houses, to build gardens, to build relationships; so there is something holy about building. Help me survey my life to imagine what you might be calling me to build today. Is it community? Is it a home? Is it new relationships? Is it deeper relationships […]

Be With Me (Day 37, Thursday)

March 21, 2021, By: Crossroads Church

Starter Prayer: Creator God, fear is like water, it runs on its own. It is powerful. A little bit of fear is a good thing. Too much fear and you’ll drown. There is much to be afraid of in this fragile life, so today I bring you the fears on my heart. See them. Relieve […]

Be Known (Day 36, Wednesday)

March 21, 2021, By: Crossroads Church

Starter Prayer: God who knows, most of us walk around begging to be seen, begging to be known. However, I don’t have to beg with you. You know me completely. You see me. You hear me. You walk with me. There is no fighting for your attention. I have it. What a gift that is. […]

Breath (Day 35, Tuesday)

March 21, 2021, By: Crossroads Church

Starter Prayer: God of the air in our lungs, at the end of my life, I will ask, “Did I do enough?” Will there be less prisoners, less widows, less orphans, less suffering? Will I have cared about the people you care about? Will I have made a difference? Keep your words in my mouth […]

Life Into Dust (Day 34, Monday)

March 21, 2021, By: Crossroads Church

Starter Prayer: God who breathed life into dust, I should have known that you would use mud to heal. I should have known that you would use what was right there at your fingertips to change the world. Teach me to do the same. Amen. Focus Word: Life Into Dust This week we begin a […]

Ripple Effect (Day 32, Saturday)

March 14, 2021, By: Crossroads Church

Starter Prayer: Gracious God, grow my awareness of your constant movements in my life. Teach me new ways of living as one connected to you and all that is good. Amen. Focus Word: Ripple Effect Hannah Garrity’s piece “Prevenient” is about the expansive effect of God’s grace. (Don’t ask me what “prevenient” means; I’m not […]

Grace (Day 31, Friday)

March 14, 2021, By: Crossroads Church

Starter Prayer: Gracious God, rescue us from the dangers on the wrong roads of life. Give us the faith to walk the path of righteous, for your sake and ours. And by all means! Save us from the habit of hustling for our worth. Amen Focus Word: Grace Today we read one of the most […]

Light Wave (Day 30, Thursday)

March 14, 2021, By: Crossroads Church

Starter Prayer: God Who is Light, teach me to know your love and to experience the Light of Life, wave upon wave. Focus Phrase: Light Wave From the painter, Rev. Lisle Gwynn Garrity: For God so loves, that light light, God keeps traveling to reach us with that redeeming love. The image in her painting […]