The Cedar Chips Newsletter

Pointless Prayer?
by Kent Landhuis

This past Sunday I mentioned that one path into prayer might be bird watching. This thought emerged from Jesus’ suggestion to watch ravens and sparrows. “Consider the birds: They do not sow or reap, they have no storeroom or barn; yet God feeds them. And how much more valuable you are than birds!” (Luke 12:24)… READ MORE

What Prayer May Be
by Steve Poole

The picture painted in this poem helps me visually how easy it is for God to miraculously answer my prayers. It helps me trust in His good timing and providence.  I hope it encourages you, too…. READ MORE

Rinse. Wash. Dry. Repeat.
by Leah Carolan

It’s amazing how much of my day is spent addressing dish clean-up!  But there is a rhythm to it that if I stick to the rhythm, I don’t get overwhelmed.  If I let things pile up, the task feels too big, too time-consuming…. READ MORE


Artificial Intelligence in Ministry
by Lindsey Ungs

I thought it would be interesting to ask the AI Generator to “Write three paragraphs on the value of Christian Friendship.” What you see below is what the AI bot came up with in a few seconds…. READ MORE

Love. Belong. Serve.