Daily Devotional - United Church of Christ
I don't know what happens when people die, though I've accompanied enough people through the process to believe there is something—and, more important, someone—on the other side of the veil.
Emily C. Heath
In the part of New Hampshire where I live, fall is unfolding, with all of its New England charm.
John A. Nelson
Perhaps you have run into the tension between a literal and a non-literal reading of scripture.
Chapter 15 of Genesis tells an odd story. It also tells the truth.
Quinn G. Caldwell
I bet you've seen their picture.
Maren C. Tirabassi
Jacob ran, scared to death of his brother Esau who was … huge.
There is an annual lighting of the Catskill Mountain Fire Towers, usually early in the fall.
Have you ever noticed that the Bible is called "the Word of God" (capital "W," singular) instead of the words of God (lower case "w", plural)?
Rage-fatigue and compassion-fatigue plague people committed to justice based in the life, ministry, and calling of Jesus.
Adults overthink everything.
Emily C. Heath
Have you ever had a friend let you down?
Reading the New Testament letter of 1 Corinthians is a little like reading someone else's mail.
Loneliness kills. Literally.
But who will get the candles, we finally remembered to ask.
From the gothic stone pulpit of Duke University Chapel, in North Carolina, I introduced myself to the large cathedral-sized congregation: "Greetings from Dubuque, Iowa."
Kenneth L. Samuel
Among the faithful, death has always held a certain fascination and a certain attraction.
In a world so prone to disunity, so intent on noticing the differences that appear between one person and another and exploiting that, you see the beauty in every human being.
The foodie author Michael Pollan recently penned a book about a different sort of edible: psychedelic substances.
Forty-five consistently vows to "Make America Great Again."