Rick Davis

Will you become a donor to Chains of Grace?

If you are already a donor, will you increase your gifts? Chains of Grace is a Christ-centered, privately funded charity designed to provide reentry helps for men and women coming out of incarceration. You can read about us or watch our videos or listen to our podcasts at www.chainsofgrace.org. We provide Bibles, safe housing, devotional …

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Creekside Community Church in Midlothian, Texas

I have been visiting different congregations in my home town of Midlothian, Texas. Sunday I worshipped with the Creekside Community Church. Here are my impressions: The congregation started to welcome me in the parking lot. Everyone I met smiled, introduced himself or herself and made sure I had an easy time finding my way to …

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Greetings. I Return

After a two month long sabbatical from posting daily in order to give myself over to prayer, I return. I still pray. Yes, I am aware the cosmos does not require my daily posts to continue its inexorable expansion. As before, I write mostly to clarify my thoughts. I am back, late in my 67th …

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Will You Help Chains of Grace?

You can find out about us at www.chainsofgrace.org. We provide reentry helps for persons coming from prison. Each house saves Texas taxpayers more than ONE MILLION DOLLARS per year. Will you help us help people? Will you go to our website and donate at least $25 per month, each month?

Our friend Doug Windsor has died

Doug Windsor, a friend to all who know him, died at his home this morning. Doug is a man easy to love. We will have his service at the Boze-Mitchell Funeral Home in Waxahachie on Saturday at 2pm. Please pray for Toby and Chris and their families. This is a hard time.

Today in prayer…

…a thorny issue nettling my soul for some time may have been salved. There has been great peace and comfort for me in prayer this day.


Pray. Do not stop. Pray in praise to God. Pray in intercession for others. Pray without ceasing. Pray to cast all your cares on God, for God cares for you.

Why Do We Pray?

Do we pray to avoid doing other work for God? No, we pray because our Lord prayed and, so, urged us to pray by example. We pray because the various persons noted in the Old and New Testaments all engage in prayer. We pray because we see how the various writers of the epistles in …

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