Daily Devotional - United Church of Christ

John A. Nelson

Idolatry is bad: soul-killingly bad.

Posted: August 17, 2017, 4:00 am

Kaji Douša

The idea of Jesus sleeping seems…bizarre.

Posted: August 16, 2017, 4:00 am

Traci Blackmon

Whenever I read the gospel accounts of how Jesus organized The Discipleship Movement I am reminded of how important it is to understand the roles of both leader and ally.

Posted: August 15, 2017, 4:00 am

Matt Laney

A woman's son committed suicide following decades of hard living that caused deep pain to himself and others.

Posted: August 14, 2017, 4:00 am

Vince Amlin

There are so many ways to get care wrong.

Posted: August 13, 2017, 4:00 am

Molly Baskette

The YA fiction writer John Green redeemed nerdiness for us all.

Posted: August 12, 2017, 4:00 am

Jennifer Brownell

Sounds to me like you were Godsplained, Apollos.

Posted: August 11, 2017, 4:00 am

Quinn G. Caldwell

Should you one day make it to Jerusalem, you will no doubt also make your way to what many consider the holiest site in the world: the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.

Posted: August 10, 2017, 4:00 am

John Edgerton

It's pick-your-own blueberry season in New England.

Posted: August 9, 2017, 4:00 am

Martin B. Copenhaver

On a number of occasions I have hiked in the interior reaches of the Grand Canyon.

Posted: August 8, 2017, 4:00 am

Mary Luti

There's wisdom that comes with growing old.

Posted: August 7, 2017, 4:00 am

Matt Fitzgerald

When I was a child my mother made us name one thing we were grateful for each night before dinner.

Posted: August 6, 2017, 8:00 am

Tony Robinson

Ask, seek, knock — each one ups the intensity level. 

Posted: August 5, 2017, 4:00 am

Richard L. Floyd

I have belonged to a hiking group for nearly 20 years.

Posted: August 4, 2017, 4:00 am

Talitha Arnold

God has no hands but ours.

Posted: August 3, 2017, 4:00 am

Kaji Douša

With a deep sigh, I watched as he walked away, having left a beautiful urn of what was described as a hearty bush--"You really can't kill it, trust me"--and some resilient flowers in the perfect spot.

Posted: August 2, 2017, 4:00 am

Emily C. Heath

If you're like me, Scripture passages about war and armor are difficult. 

Posted: August 1, 2017, 4:00 am

Dwight Lee Wolter

Many children learn to love through their first pet, and losing a pet is often their first experience with death and grief.

Posted: July 31, 2017, 4:00 am

Lillian Daniel

It stinks to be single in a couple's universe.

Posted: July 30, 2017, 4:00 am

Matt Laney

Have you ever knocked on someone's door and hoped they wouldn't answer?

Posted: July 29, 2017, 4:00 am