Daily Devotional - United Church of Christ

Vince Amlin

My three-year-old daughter is fascinated by the macabre.

Posted: August 19, 2018, 4:00 am

Christina Villa

Josiah was one of the kings of Judah and an ancestor of Jesus, according to the genealogy in the gospel of Matthew. 

Posted: August 18, 2018, 4:00 am

Jennifer Brownell

I used to be certain exactly who Paul is talking about here.

Posted: August 17, 2018, 4:00 am

Richard L. Floyd

The concept of "righteousness" was important to Ancient Israel's self-understanding of their covenant with God.

Posted: August 16, 2018, 4:04 am

Molly Baskette

Late August begins the panic and dread that we have not enjoyed summer as much as we should have.

Posted: August 15, 2018, 4:00 am

Vicki Kemper

After looping my dog's leash around a post, I stepped into a shop for a cup of tea.

Posted: August 14, 2018, 4:00 am

Jo Deen Blaine Davis

My office is in a building open to the public (the church) and my door is open to all.

Posted: August 13, 2018, 4:00 am

Quinn G. Caldwell

Paul did not do a good job of anticipating the Internet

Posted: August 12, 2018, 4:00 am

John A. Nelson

Writing devotionals several weeks or longer before publication, it's unusual to know just what will be happening on the day these thoughts will fly out through the ether.

Posted: August 11, 2018, 4:00 am

Marchaé Grair

Access to social media has revolutionized the way we communicate.

Posted: August 10, 2018, 4:00 am

Matthew Laney

At some point in the recent past, the word "snowflake" received new meaning.

Posted: August 9, 2018, 4:00 am

Talitha Arnold

The Christian faith really isn't all that complicated.

Posted: August 8, 2018, 4:00 am

Donna Schaper

How often do you make a decision about which side of the street or path to walk on?

Posted: August 7, 2018, 4:00 am

Kenneth L. Samuel

These days, there is a certain tyranny that accompanies utmost efficiency and accountability. 

Posted: August 6, 2018, 4:00 am

Mary Luti

Maybe you followed the recent story of twelve boys and a coach trapped in a cave.

Posted: August 5, 2018, 4:00 am

Tony Robinson

I'm a little worried that this wonderful verse is becoming a progressive prooftext. 

Posted: August 4, 2018, 4:00 am

Kaji Douša

My feet are looking awfully filthy. 

Posted: August 3, 2018, 4:00 am

Emily C. Heath

Alice Walker once wrote that "Resistance is the secret of joy!"

Posted: August 2, 2018, 4:00 am

Vince Amlin

I'm a rule follower. Give me a rule, and I will follow it.

Posted: August 1, 2018, 8:00 am

Mary Luti

The Central African Republic (CAR) is rife with anti-Muslim violence.

Posted: July 31, 2018, 4:00 am