When Jesus saw him lying there, knowing that he had already been there a long time, he asked him, “Do you want to get well?” - John 5:6 (CEB)

Each Saturday morning a men’s group from the church where I am a pastor meets for breakfast at a local restaurant. It’s an opportunity for men to talk honestly about their faith and the issues they face.

I enjoy these gatherings, but at times my mind is everywhere except the...

Today's Prayer
Creator God, help us to slow down, focus on what’s in front of us, and experience your love here and now. Amen.
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Today's Reading
John 5:1-18

Thought for the Day

The present moment holds abundant holiness.

Prayer Focus

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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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