Streams of Glory on Dusty Trails

““But,” the LORD said, “you cannot see my face, for man shall not see me and live.” And the LORD said, “Behold, there is a place by me where you shall stand on the rock, and while my glory passes by I will put you in a cleft of the rock, and I will cover you with my hand until I have passed by. Then I will take away my hand, and you shall see my back, but my face shall not be…

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Change in Weekly Format

Beginning Tomorrow, September 1 TVPrays.org will continue the 3-day a week schedule we have been following since the beginning of summer—with postings coming Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.  Monday and Friday will continue the Devotions as we have been creating them since the pandemic began in March 2020. Wednesday will be another kind of written and/or video creation we are calling a Reflection.  On this day we will post a piece in which the author may explore more freely such topics/areas as the future…

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Please Fill Out Survey for Future of TVPrays.org

Beginning in March 2020 and continuing until the present time, the Treasure Valley Cluster of ELCA congregations has sponsored a website we call TVPrays.org.  We are thankful to Lin Carlson who has served as our volunteer Web Master and Designer and Keith Hammer who has been the volunteer scheduler for the Daily Devotions.  As we look to the fall of 2021, we are in conversations as to what form and content TVPrays.org will have going forward.  We are asking your feedback and suggestions…

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Survey for Future of TVPrays.org

Beginning in March 2020 and continuing until the present time, the Treasure Valley Cluster of ELCA congregations has sponsored a website we call TVPrays.org.  We are thankful to Lin Carlson who has served as our volunteer Web Master and Designer and Keith Hammer who has been the volunteer scheduler for the Daily Devotions.  As we look to the fall of 2021, we are in conversations as to what form and content TVPrays.org will have going forward.  We are asking your feedback and suggestions…

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The Workbench that Faith Built

Last night I was cleaning out the garage. I vowed to clean out a messy drawer in the workbench that has stood in our garage since we bought our home 25 years ago. The workbench was left by a previous owner, and with its strong metal frame, broad wood surface, handy pull drawer, and red vice, it has figured in every home improvement project we’ve ever done.It was a place for our son to tinker with tools when he was young. It was…

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Summer Transition for Devotions

We have been posting a daily devotion by Treasure Valley ELCA Lutheran church leaders and members since March 23, 2020. READ OUR STORY. Our readership remains strong. However, as more and more people are vaccinated, the time and creativity of many of our writers is changing. With this as context, our team decided to transition this summer from daily devotions to devotions each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. This schedule begins May 31.  Share on facebook Share on twitter

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Promising Innovation: Reimagining Church Together

This article was written about TVPrays.org and posted on the FAITH+LEAD website of Luther Seminary. It can be found on FAITH+LEAD on October 29, 2000 where you may also read more about the authors: Terri Elton and Tessa Pinkstaff.  Following this article are some personal notes written by some of our readers. You are invited to share your own thoughts and encouragements in the comments below. Promising innovation is collaborative with shared leadership. Reimagining Church Together Friday, March 13, 2020, marked the start…

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