Daily Devotional - United Church of Christ

Anthony Robinson

I was fired up about faith moving mountains, but suddenly stopped short by "Forgive, if you have anything against anyone."

Posted: September 20, 2017, 4:00 am

Richard L. Floyd

When I was eighteen years old my mother died.

Posted: September 19, 2017, 4:00 am

Marchaé Grair

Many church folks are guilty of confusing assimilation and unity to the detriment of the people they try to welcome into churches.

Posted: September 18, 2017, 4:00 am

John A. Nelson

A friend said that she was ready to tackle most sorts of household repair.


Posted: September 17, 2017, 4:00 am

Bob Thompson

Most days I love being a pastor.  Today's not one of them.

Posted: September 16, 2017, 4:00 am

Lillian Daniel

At a writing workshop at the Iowa Summer Writing Festival, our teacher, Sands Hall, gave us exercises from her book, Tools of the Writers Craft.

Posted: September 15, 2017, 4:00 am

Matt Laney

Leadership coach Marshal Goldsmith often encounters "winning addiction" in his CEO clients.

Posted: September 14, 2017, 4:00 am

Vince Amlin

This fig business has always confused me. 

Posted: September 13, 2017, 4:00 am

Jennifer Brownell

Summer at the lake, and I'm trying out a borrowed paddleboard.

Posted: September 12, 2017, 4:00 am

Molly Baskette

The memory of the national tragedy that befell us on September 11, 2001 turns 16 years old today.

Posted: September 11, 2017, 4:00 am

Quinn G. Caldwell

When the artist Seamus Moran visited the Tower of London, his attention was arrested by a disturbing sight: standing amid the rows of suits of armor for men and horses, a little metal outfit, maybe two and a half feet tall.

Posted: September 10, 2017, 4:00 am

Mary Luti

Hypocrisy comes in many varieties. 

Posted: September 9, 2017, 4:00 am

Kenneth L. Samuel

When thick, palpable, complete darkness descended upon the Egyptians, I wonder why none of them seemed to notice that the Children of Israel had light.

Posted: September 8, 2017, 4:00 am

Matt Fitzgerald

Pharaoh is an idiot.

Posted: September 7, 2017, 4:00 am

Donna Schaper

One of my favorite hobbies is overdoing metaphors.

Posted: September 6, 2017, 4:00 am

Talitha Arnold

Moses must have laughed out loud when the voice from the burning bush told him he was standing on "holy ground."

Posted: September 5, 2017, 4:00 am

Richard L. Floyd

I was taught never to say, "Shut up!" It was considered rude. So I still don't.

Posted: September 4, 2017, 4:00 am

Tony Robinson

I started my ministry in small, rural churches.

Posted: September 3, 2017, 4:00 am

Vicki Kemper

Is there a more depressing line in all of scripture?

Posted: September 2, 2017, 4:00 am

Emily C. Heath

Do you ever feel like God's not paying attention?

Posted: September 1, 2017, 4:00 am