Allen & Lynn LikkelAllen & Lynn Likkel

Allen & Lynn Likkel

Revs. Allen and Lynn Likkel have worked in communities across North America for many years—planting churches, nurturing them along, and developing new church leaders. A minister in the Christian Reformed Church, Allen served with Christian Reformed Home Missions for nearly 40 years, and Lynn, also ordained as a minister of the Word, has served to build leaders and new congregations. In November 2010, Allen entered retirement, and the Likkels moved to Washington, their native state. They have four adult children.

Devotions by Allen & Lynn Likkel

November 30, 2011

Sharing in Heaven's Joy

Luke 15
“There will be more rejoicing in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who do not need to repent.”
Luke 15:7

November 29, 2011

Carpe Diem-"Seize the Day"

Ephesians 4:17-5:2
Be very careful, then, how you live … making the most of every opportunity …
Ephesians 5:15-16

November 28, 2011

Know and Tell the Whole Story

Colossians 1:15-20; Hebrews 1:1-3
In these last days he has spoken to us by his Son …
Hebrews 1:2

November 27, 2011

iT's All About Love-God's Love

John 3:11-21
“God so loved the world, that he gave his one and only son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”
John 3:16

November 26, 2011

A Ready Testimony

1 Peter 3:8-22
Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have.
1 Peter 3:15

November 25, 2011

Now Is the Time

2 Corinthians 5:11-6:2
We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors … We implore you on Christ’s behalf: Be reconciled to God.
2 Corinthians 5:20

November 24, 2011

Our Patient and Active Missionary God

2 Peter 3:8-15
The Lord … is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.
2 Peter 3:9

November 23, 2011

The Strength of Community

1 Corinthians 12:1-20, 27
In Christ we, though many, form one body, and each member belongs to all the others.
Romans 12:5

November 22, 2011

The Witness of Unity

John 17:20-26
“By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.”
John 13:35

November 21, 2011

Aromatic Christians

2 Corinthians 2:14-17; Luke 15:11-20
We are to God the pleasing aroma of Christ among those who are being saved … an aroma that brings life.
2 Corinthians 2:15-16

November 20, 2011

Be a Positive Kingdom Influence

Matthew 13:31-34
“The kingdom of heaven is like yeast … mixed into … flour until it [is] worked all through the dough.”
Matthew 13:33

November 19, 2011

This Little Light of Mine

Ephesians 5:8-20
“You are the light of the world … Let your light shine before others …”
Matthew 5:14-16

November 18, 2011

Out of the Saltshaker, Into the World

Colossians 3:1-17
“You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again?”
Matthew 5:13

November 17, 2011

Serving Through Prayer

Philippians 1:1-11
In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy …
Philippians 1:4

November 16, 2011

Seeing as Jesus Sees

Matthew 9:35-38
When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them, because they were harassed and helpless …
Matthew 9:36

November 15, 2011

Golden Rule Evangelism

Matthew 25:34-46; Luke 6:27-31
“If someone takes your coat, do not withhold your shirt.”
Luke 6:29

November 14, 2011

Servant Evangelism

Matthew 18:1-14
“I have made myself a slave to everyone, to win as many as possible.”
1 Corinthians 9:19

November 13, 2011

Trusting God

Luke 9:1-6
“Take nothing for the journey—no staff, no bag, no bread, no money, no extra shirt.”
Luke 9:3

November 12, 2011

Chameleons or Missionaries?

1 Corinthians 9:19-23
I have become all things to all people so that … I might save some … for the sake of the gospel …
1 Corinthians 9:22-23

November 11, 2011

A Global Mission Here at Home

Matthew 24:3-14
“You will be my witnesses … to the ends of the earth.”
Acts 1:8

November 10, 2011

A Growing Vision for Mission

John 4:1-14, 27-42
“You will be my witnesses in … Samaria…”
Acts 1:8

November 9, 2011

Witness Where You Are

Philippians 2:12-18
“You will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea…”
Acts 1:8

November 8, 2011

Power Up

Acts 1:1-11
“You will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses…”
Acts 1:8

November 7, 2011

A Missionary People

Matthew 28:16-20
“Go and make disciples of all nations …”
Matthew 28:19

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