United Church of Christ

Satin-Lined Coffins

Molly Baskette

I was at the hospital with the family when their elderly mother died.

All There is to Say

Emily C. Heath

On Easter Monday the big celebration is over.

Rejected . . . then Resurrected

Kenneth L. Samuel

There is nothing cute about being rejected.

What Could They Possibly Do?

Donna Schaper

Joseph didn't have to give Jesus his tomb, but he did.


Quinn G. Caldwell

The Oceti Sakowin camp had been there for months by then, full of Water Protectors resisting proposed plans for the Dakota Access Pipeline to cross a dammed section of the Missouri River not far from the lands of the Standing Rock Sioux.

Do This

Kaji Douša

How far are you willing to let God go?

Take a Dip

Vince Amlin

I remember the feeling when the principal came into my classroom.

Who Owns You?

Matt Laney

Obviously, the answer was, "No way!"

Seeming Unseemly

Jennifer Garrison Brownell

Scholars always seem to say something, well, scholarly about this passage, like, "In first century Palestine, the act of wiping Jesus' feet with her hair would have been an act of unseemly immodesty by Mary."

Triumph of the Weak

Kenneth L. Samuel

Today we mark the triumphal entry of Jesus into the city of Jerusalem . . . riding on a donkey.