Daily Devotional - United Church of Christ

Lillian Daniel

Literal thinkers drive me crazy.

Posted: July 17, 2018, 4:00 am

Vicki Kemper

I don't know why God would kill a man who tried to keep the ark of the covenant from falling over—or why King David would think Uzzah's death was God's doing.

Posted: July 16, 2018, 4:00 am

John Edgerton

Promises like these from the Psalms are grand and wonderful.

Posted: July 15, 2018, 4:00 am

Emily Heath

On the Monday of the week when this country reached the point of literal children being held in literal cages at the US/Mexico border (or at least became aware of it), I found myself fly fishing on a river near another border: the Canadian one.

Posted: July 14, 2018, 4:00 am

Mary Luti

Years ago, several Israeli contractors overseeing the construction of the separation wall were prosecuted for stealing Palestinian olive trees.

Posted: July 13, 2018, 4:00 am

Quinn G. Caldwell

Why can we so rarely manage to be the people we want to be, to consistently act the way we resolve to?

Posted: July 12, 2018, 4:00 am

Jennifer Brownell

At the silent vigil, we are to walk three times in silence around a building.

Posted: July 11, 2018, 4:00 am

Marchaé Grair

"You're addicted to feeling guilty," she said.

Posted: July 10, 2018, 4:00 am

Kenneth L. Samuel

In the blockbuster movie, Black Panther, T'Challa returns to his native African home of Wakanda in order to replace his deceased father as king.

Posted: July 9, 2018, 4:00 am

Matt Laney

My wife and I took a hot air balloon ride to celebrate our first year of marriage.

Posted: July 8, 2018, 4:00 am

Tony Robinson

This is one of those stories that makes me think Jesus would not have done well in pastoral ministry.

Posted: July 7, 2018, 4:00 am

Donna Schaper

The cathedral at Chartres is undergoing a major renovation.

Posted: July 6, 2018, 4:00 am

Richard L. Floyd

The apostle Paul spent years traveling around the Mediterranean world sharing the Good News of what God had done in Jesus Christ.

Posted: July 5, 2018, 4:00 am

Kaji Dousa

As the waves rocked the boat, as the panic set in, as it seemed that all would shortly be lost, the disciples were incredulous.

Posted: July 4, 2018, 4:00 am

Molly Baskette

As we move into the heat and joy of summer, you may not be headed to church camp, but here's a little church camp come to you.

Posted: July 3, 2018, 4:00 am

Talitha Arnold

Quick and easy. That's what the prophet Hananiah promised the Israelites' return from exile would be.

Posted: July 2, 2018, 4:00 am

Vince Amlin

I have bad luck with neighbors.

Posted: July 1, 2018, 4:00 am

Donna Schaper

In Newport, Rhode Island, the local radio station advertises that anybody can come directly to the fire house for free support if addicted or using drugs.

Posted: June 30, 2018, 4:00 am

Quinn G. Caldwell

I sort of fell apart during my first semester of college.

Posted: June 29, 2018, 4:00 am

Kenneth Samuel

I totally understand the push to live in the moment. To totally show up in real time is always needful.

Posted: June 28, 2018, 4:00 am