Posts by Betsy Hall

Letting Go and Holding On

Letting Go and Holding On Scripture today from Isaiah 43:18-19, 9:6-7; Mark 2:18-22

What is Your Name?

What is Your Name? Scripture today from Isaiah 43:1-7; Luke 3:15-17, 21-22

Christmas: The Sound, Smell, and Message

Christmas: The Sound, Smell, and Message Scriptures today from : Proverbs 3:1-5, 26-28; 1 John 4:20-21; Matthew 25:34-36

What Are You Waiting For?

What Are You Waiting For? Scriptures today from Zephaniah 3:14-20; Philippians 4:4-7


Preparations Scriptures today from Malachi 3:1-4; Luke 3:1-9

What's Next?

What's Next? Scripture today from: Jeremiah 33:14-16; Luke 21:25-36

Blind But Now I See

Blind But Now I See Scripture today from Mark 10:46-52 Theme: Jesus is always willing; he longs to heal our brokenness. We have to be...

One Thing

One Thing Scripture today from Mark 10:17-27 Theme: Nothing we treasure here on earth compares to the life offered in Christ Jesus.

Beyond the Hedge

Beyond the Hedge Scripture today from Job 1:1, 6:2-10 Theme: In life and in death, in abundance and in want God’s love holds us fast.

Cut It Out!

Cut It Out! Scripture today from Mark 9:38-48 Theme: Whatever behavior, idolatry, desire gets you or someone else off track, cut it out of your...

The Greatest

The Greatest Scripture today from Mark 9:30-37 Theme: Want to be great? Stoop to a higher level.

Well Spoken - or Not

Well Spoken - or Not Scripture today from James 3:1-12 Theme: We should not all be teachers, but we all teach. Choose your words carefully.

Open Table

Open Table Scripture today from Mark 7:24-37 Theme:The table is open. God’s heart is open. Jesus wants us to be open, too.

Adjusting Expectations

Adjusting Expectations Scriptures today from Isaiah 9:6-7, Luke 24:13-26, Acts 1:1-9 Theme: When life hands you disappointments, change your expectations.

Being a Wise Guy

Being a Wise Guy Scripture today from 1 Kings 3:1-14 Theme: Wisdom is about knowing God, knowing ourselves, and responding to that knowledge in joy...


Work Scriptures today from Ecclesiastes 3:10-13 & 22; Matthew 25:34-40; James 2:14-17


Worthy Scripture today from Ephesians 4:1-8, 11-16 Theme: A life that is worthy of Christ’s call is a life marked by unity, continually growing (up!)...

Point of Focus

Point of Focus Scripture today from 2 Samuel 11:1-15 Theme: When we walk in the light of the Lord, it is easier to stay focused...

Greater than Moses

Greater than Moses Scripture today from John 6:1-15 Theme: Whoever you are following, whoever you are listening to, whoever you have exalted, Jesus is greater.

Dancing with God

Dancing with God Scripture today from 2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12b-19 Theme:God invites us to dance. We have to remember who it is that leads.

Strong in the Broken Places

Strong in the Broken Places Scripture today from 2 Corinthians 12:2-10 Theme: Our experiences can make us stronger, but true strength comes from God.

Keep in Touch

Keep in Touch Scripture today from Mark 5:21-43 Theme: Jesus asks us to trust in the transforming touch of God.

Growing Wild

Growing Wild Scripture today from Mark 4:26-34 Theme: The Kingdom of God grows wild and free under the direction and power of the Spirit.

This Crazy Family

This Crazy Family Scripture today from Mark 3:20-35 Theme: Jesus wants everyone to be part of his crazy family.

Woe! Wow!

Woe! Wow! Scripture today from Isaiah 6:1-8 / Romans 8:12-17 Theme God offers us a vision of an alternative reality in which truth, goodness, and...

Jesus' Friends

Jesus' Friends Scripture today from John 15:9-17 Theme: If we would be a friend to Jesus, we would love others in the same way we...

Hang On

Hang On Scripture today from John 15:1-8 Theme: Our job is to abide – to hang on, to stay close to the vine. When we...

The Calm Before the Storm

The Calm Before the Storm Scripture today from 1 Samuel 17:20-50 and Mark 4:35-41

Active or Passive

Active or Passive Scriptures for today: Joshua 6:1-8, 15-16 Luke 8:43-48

This I Believe

This I Believe Scriptures today from Psalm 136:1-4, 23-26 2 Timothy 1:1-7