Daily Devotional - United Church of Christ

Vicki Kemper

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.

Posted: October 20, 2018, 1:02 pm

Emily C. Heath

In the part of New Hampshire where I live, fall is unfolding, with all of its New England charm.

Posted: October 19, 2018, 4:00 am

John A. Nelson

Perhaps you have run into the tension between a literal and a non-literal reading of scripture.

Posted: October 18, 2018, 4:00 am

Talitha Arnold

Chapter 15 of Genesis tells an odd story. It also tells the truth. 

Posted: October 17, 2018, 4:00 am

Quinn G. Caldwell

I bet you've seen their picture.

Posted: October 16, 2018, 4:00 am
Posted: October 15, 2018, 4:00 am

Maren C. Tirabassi

Jacob ran, scared to death of his brother Esau who was … huge.

Posted: October 14, 2018, 4:00 am

Donna Schaper

There is an annual lighting of the Catskill Mountain Fire Towers, usually early in the fall.

Posted: October 13, 2018, 4:00 am

Matt Laney

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)?

Posted: October 12, 2018, 4:00 am

Valerie Bridgeman

Rage-fatigue and compassion-fatigue plague people committed to justice based in the life, ministry, and calling of Jesus.

Posted: October 11, 2018, 4:00 am

Mary Luti

Adults overthink everything.

Posted: October 10, 2018, 4:00 am

Emily C. Heath

Have you ever had a friend let you down?

Posted: October 9, 2018, 4:00 am

Tony Robinson

Reading the New Testament letter of 1 Corinthians is a little like reading someone else's mail.

Posted: October 8, 2018, 4:00 am

Vince Amlin

Loneliness kills. Literally.

Posted: October 7, 2018, 4:00 am

Kaji Douša

But who will get the candles, we finally remembered to ask.

Posted: October 6, 2018, 4:00 am

Lillian Daniel

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."

Posted: October 5, 2018, 4:00 am

Kenneth L. Samuel

Among the faithful, death has always held a certain fascination and a certain attraction. 

Posted: October 4, 2018, 4:00 am

John Dorhauer

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.

Posted: October 3, 2018, 4:00 am

Molly Baskette

The foodie author Michael Pollan recently penned a book about a different sort of edible: psychedelic substances.

Posted: October 2, 2018, 4:00 am

Marchaé Grair

Forty-five consistently vows to "Make America Great Again."

Posted: October 1, 2018, 4:00 am