Daily Devotional - United Church of Christ
Literal thinkers drive me crazy.
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.
Promises like these from the Psalms are grand and wonderful.
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.
Years ago, several Israeli contractors overseeing the construction of the separation wall were prosecuted for stealing Palestinian olive trees.
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?
At the silent vigil, we are to walk three times in silence around a building.
"You're addicted to feeling guilty," she said.
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.
My wife and I took a hot air balloon ride to celebrate our first year of marriage.
This is one of those stories that makes me think Jesus would not have done well in pastoral ministry.
The cathedral at Chartres is undergoing a major renovation.
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.
As the waves rocked the boat, as the panic set in, as it seemed that all would shortly be lost, the disciples were incredulous.
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.
Quick and easy. That's what the prophet Hananiah promised the Israelites' return from exile would be.
I have bad luck with neighbors.
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.
Quinn G. Caldwell
I sort of fell apart during my first semester of college.
I totally understand the push to live in the moment. To totally show up in real time is always needful.