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The Word of God, as it is delivered to us in the thousand-plus pages of the Bible, can be challenging. Daunting, even. How do you glean everything that this all-important book has to offer? Where do you start? The resources on this page help you as you explore God's Word.

Our daily devotional is available here online, in email or in a convenient printed book. Each devotional begins with a theme, offers a scripture passage that illuminates that theme, then in a brief few paragraphs, applies that scripture to instruct and inspire you as you face the day ahead.

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Today's Devotional

Human Failure

John 18:15-26; 21:15-19 — Each time I read Peter’s denial of knowing Jesus in John 18, I flinch. Failure. Weakness. Guilt. These emotions are etched in each word of these verses. Peter, who loved and followed Jesus loyally during his time on earth,…

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Today's Bible in a Year

Beginning of a Great Future

Zechariah 1-8 — Haggai and Zechariah work together to get back to the important task of building the temple. Haggai prods them by telling them that their lack of prosperity has been due to not putting first things first. Zechariah uses a different approach. He inspires them by…

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Groundwork is a half-hour weekly audio program that digs deeply into scripture as a foundation for our lives. Each week pastors Dave Bast and Scott Hoezee cultivate our understanding of God's Word by unpacking the richness of the Bible and applying it with insight for today's world. Their casual conversation invites us to hear more of what God is doing in our lives.