Daily Devotional - United Church of Christ
I always have the feeling I've said more than I intended to and less than they wanted me to. Too much and too little
There is no peace or economic security. What is missing?
Leaning in to God's plan for me isn't always easy because I am a control freak.
When God goes to battle for you, Her weapons of choice are a white tablecloth, a few forks, and a goblet.
What is the Spirit’s transforming power worth to you?
Patrick G. Duggan
Like walking and chewing gum, you can have faith and doubt at the same time.
Even a faint light is light. Even a slight unveiling can illumine the world.
How will you carry the message of peace far and wide this year? Myself, I think I’d opt for some really good running shoes.
Emily C. Heath
When Moses comes close to the burning bush God tells him to take off his sandals, because he is on holy ground.
What is the church serving? Is our offering sweet? Is it lukewarm? Is it barely palatable?
God of every season, help us to love the hard seasons for their own sakes.
God promises not to forsake migrants. Neither should we.
Quinn G. Caldwell
What would happen if, instead of being so damn smart all the time, we trusted someone once in a while?
What if we believed we were chosen, for this day and for this hour, and that we are worthy?
Raise your hands higher to bless the whole world in love and light.
Thank God there's more than one way to be right.
Know you are enough, because God is enough.
We pray that those in leadership might love the work of peace more than the work of war.
Kenneth L. Samuel
Defense of the weak, deliverance for the oppressed, and relief for those in poverty: these are the deep needs of our common humanity, no matter our national differences.
The constant pursuit of new possibility and new beginnings is holy.