Daily Devotional - United Church of Christ
When we suffered a burglary I found myself feeling naked and vulnerable.
Quinn G. Caldwell
Almost 500 years ago today, a man named Juan Diego was walking on a hill just outside a young Mexico City, when he was stopped by the apparition of a young woman.
One persecution is a lot like another.
I'm a great listener.
Richard L. Floyd
Many of the scripture readings for Advent are full of such warnings and dire forebodings.
A member of my church lost her husband to brain cancer two years ago.
Kenneth L. Samuel
After he was diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer, the now late Senator John McCain came to the Capitol to take part in the crucial health care vote.
My daughter is two-and-a-half and still not talking much.
John A. Nelson
"I don't think much of your God," said a Bible study participant.
Emily C. Heath
I love the Common English Bible's translation of this well-known text.
Hearing "no" at times feels unfair and not right.
You read that right. Jesus cursed a fruitless fig. And it died.
We who love Jesus can’t stay silent as the U.S. Border Patrol attacks asylum seekers with violence and tear gas.
We gathered out of desperation, because we did not know what else to do.
It's been quite a year for my wife Linda and me.
Wikipedia claims that the UCC is "liberal-leaning."
'We going to hope somebody,' Grandmama would say.
Few of us will have roasted tongue for Thanksgiving, but maybe we should.
As a teenager, I had a summer job in a nursing home kitchen, where my boss was Geraldine the cook, a tiny, perpetually aggrieved woman who seemed to me to be at least as old as the patients.
Icelanders think that elves inhabit rock piles, the beautiful stacks of stone that stood in the way of a new road.