Daily Devotional - United Church of Christ

Tony Robinson

When we suffered a burglary I found myself feeling naked and vulnerable.

Posted: December 9, 2018, 5:00 am

Quinn G. Caldwell

Almost 500 years ago today, a man named Juan Diego was walking on a hill just outside a young Mexico City, when he was stopped by the apparition of a young woman.

Posted: December 8, 2018, 5:00 am

Donna Schaper

One persecution is a lot like another.

Posted: December 7, 2018, 5:00 am

Marchaé Grair

I'm a great listener. 

Posted: December 6, 2018, 5:00 am

Richard L. Floyd

Many of the scripture readings for Advent are full of such warnings and dire forebodings.

Posted: December 5, 2018, 5:00 am

Matt Fitzgerald

A member of my church lost her husband to brain cancer two years ago.

Posted: December 4, 2018, 5:00 am

Kenneth L. Samuel

After he was diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer, the now late Senator John McCain came to the Capitol to take part in the crucial health care vote.

Posted: December 3, 2018, 5:00 am

Vince Amlin

My daughter is two-and-a-half and still not talking much.

Posted: December 2, 2018, 5:00 am

John A. Nelson

"I don't think much of your God," said a Bible study participant. 

Posted: December 1, 2018, 5:00 am

Emily C. Heath

I love the Common English Bible's translation of this well-known text.

Posted: November 30, 2018, 5:00 am

Darrell Goodwin

Hearing "no" at times feels unfair and not right.

Posted: November 29, 2018, 5:00 am

Mary Luti

You read that right. Jesus cursed a fruitless fig. And it died. 

Posted: November 28, 2018, 5:00 am

Marchaé Grair

We who love Jesus can’t stay silent as the U.S. Border Patrol attacks asylum seekers with violence and tear gas.

Posted: November 27, 2018, 5:00 am

Jennifer Brownell

We gathered out of desperation, because we did not know what else to do.

Posted: November 26, 2018, 5:00 am

Bob Thompson

It's been quite a year for my wife Linda and me.

Posted: November 25, 2018, 5:00 am

Kaji Douša

Wikipedia claims that the UCC is "liberal-leaning."

Posted: November 24, 2018, 5:00 am

Elsa Cook

'We going to hope somebody,' Grandmama would say.

Posted: November 23, 2018, 5:00 am

Matt Laney

Few of us will have roasted tongue for Thanksgiving, but maybe we should.

Posted: November 22, 2018, 5:00 am

Christina Villa

As a teenager, I had a summer job in a nursing home kitchen, where my boss was Geraldine the cook, a tiny, perpetually aggrieved woman who seemed to me to be at least as old as the patients.

Posted: November 21, 2018, 5:00 am

Donna Schaper

Icelanders think that elves inhabit rock piles, the beautiful stacks of stone that stood in the way of a new road.


Posted: November 20, 2018, 5:00 am