Prayer for Ukraine
on April 9th, 2022
Here is a special prayer for the war in the Ukraine that was shared in the Seedbed Daily Text on April 3. Let’s pray together!Almighty God—Father, Son and Holy Spirit, We come before you today in a continual declaration of peace, in the name Jesus, over the war taking place in Eastern Europe. We boldly ask you to establish and strengthen the bond of peace across the Body of Christ in Russia and Uk...
on April 8th, 2022
Over the course of Lent, we have explored much about discipleship bands. The final question that we share together in our discipleship bands requires much love and trust. Vulnerability is so critical to the path of healing for our souls. Here it is. Are there any secrets or hidden things you would like to share? We desperately need people in our lives to share our secrets. I would imagine that ev...
He Chose the Nails
on April 7th, 2022
I am in a season where I am reading lots of things at the same time. This should be a familiar place for many people in ministry. I find myself in this situation very often during the season of Lent. I equate spiritual reading with spiritual growth. Sorry that the blog might feel like a book club this week, but all of this reading has been so good for my soul. Sharing is also caring. I share these...
on April 6th, 2022
Last week, we talked about the turbulence of our world and seeking contentment in a world of discontent. In my view, one of things that is causing much turbulence in our world is a mentality of divergence and the polarization of ideas. People in our country and across much of the world are drifting further apart from each other, because the tend to see the world only through the window of their o...
Your Love Is Extravagant
on April 5th, 2022
As I reflect on generosity again today, I could not help but think about another Darrell Evans song. Casting Crown did an update version in 2011, but Darrell’s original version is from 1998. You are welcome to sing, pray, or do both today. Here is a video if that helps!In His Grip,Mike Toluba Your love is extravagantYour friendshipHmm... intimateI find I'm moving to the rhythms of Your graceYour f...
on April 4th, 2022
I have really appreciated our sermon series through the whole book of Philippians in the early part of 2022. It was been so rich to dwell on this theme of joy in so many different ways. For my regular Scripture reading in the early part of this year, I have been reading through the book of Philippians over and over again. I am a little sad the Pastor Mike preached the last sermon of the series thi...
Welcome!Out of the AshesBanded DiscipleshipA BIG Question?Praying for the ScurryThe Worst-Case ScenarioRunning the Race (Part 1)Running the Race (Part 2)Struggles and SuccessesGetting Bad News WellThe Joy of the LordGet Along in the LordScripture and SpiritPraying for UkraineRejoice in the LordSpirit of the Living GodWhat Is It Good For?RestTurbulenceConfessionConfession Time!Confession PrayersWe Repent.The Treadmill of EnvyA Season of DiscontentFinding Contentment in a Discontent WorldSay Hello to Mary