Weekly Devotionals

November 11, 2015: An MRI Story Part 2

Series: Mission Central An Unfolding Story 52-Week Devotional Series
    “For this reason I remind you to fan into flame the gift of God, which is in you through the laying on of my hands.” (II Timothy 1:6 NIV)                                                ... Read More

November 4, 2015: An MRI Story, Part 1

Series: Mission Central An Unfolding Story 52-Week Devotional Series
“Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails.”  (Proverbs 19:21 NIV)   Mission Central was asked to take possession of an MRI Unit that would be parked in the Mission Central parking lot until a third world country that wanted the equipment could be identified. Upon delivery, we learned... Read More

October 28, 2015: Mission Central Helps An Injured Man

Series: Mission Central An Unfolding Story 52-Week Devotional Series
  “19 And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 4:19 NIV)     It was a nice Saturday in May and I was working at a food stand for St. Luke’s United Methodist Church during a member’s public sale.  As I was taking paper supplies to... Read More

October 21, 2015: The HUBs Help “Unfold” The Story

Series: Mission Central An Unfolding Story 52-Week Devotional Series
“It is absolutely clear that God has called you to a free life.  Just make sure that you don’t use this freedom as an excuse to do whatever you want to do and destroy your freedom.  Rather, use your freedom to serve one another in love; that’s how freedom grows.  For everything we know about... Read More

October 14, 2015: Connecting God’s Resources Through the HUB Network

Series: Mission Central An Unfolding Story 52-Week Devotional Series
      “If you have faith the size of a mustard seed . . . nothing will be impossible for you.”       (Matthew 17:20 NASB)    In the classroom section of the Mission Central building hangs a wooden sign, “Connecting God’s Resources with Human Need.”  Isn’t that what all of our efforts, whether... Read More

October 7, 2015: The Most Surprising Things Are Still Needed

Series: Mission Central An Unfolding Story 52-Week Devotional Series
“Then the word of the Lord came to Jeremiah: 27 “I am the Lord, the God of all … Is anything too hard for me?”       (Jeremiah 32:27 NIV)   A baby scale–such a simple item.  It was the old fashioned kind – a drab concave holder on a spring connected to a scale with a needle that spun to the... Read More

September 30, 2015: Fussing to Trusting

Series: Mission Central An Unfolding Story 52-Week Devotional Series
31 So do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ 32 For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them. 33 But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. 34 Therefore do not worry... Read More

September 23, 2015: Reflections on the Early Days of Mission Central

Series: Mission Central An Unfolding Story 52-Week Devotional Series
  “Be still and know that I am God.” (Psalm 46:10 NIV) During the early years of Mission Central, the end of the day was a very special time for me.  I had been given the gift of the opportunity to lead the first years of this dynamic ministry and when we closed the doors... Read More

September 16, 2015: The Simplest Gift Can Mean The Most

Series: Mission Central An Unfolding Story 52-Week Devotional Series
“Then I saw “a new heaven and a new earth.” (Revelation 21:1 NIV) Throughout my ministry I’ve been blessed to meet many wonderful people.  I have also witnessed the suffering of God’s children.  I am amazed at the distinct differences among people. There are the “haves”–who have shelter, food, clothing and much more.   There are... Read More

September 9, 2015: Mission Central Helps Save a Man’s Leg

Series: Mission Central An Unfolding Story 52-Week Devotional Series
“ ‘ For know the plans I have for you’ says the Lord. ‘ They are plans for good and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. ‘ “ (Jeremiah 29:11 NIV) A hospital representative called to say that they were cleaning a closet in a closed orthopedic office and wondered... Read More

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