United Church of Christ


John A. Nelson

Friends and family who are in recovery have said that Psalm 30 speaks truth.


Molly Baskette

Sometimes my kids ask me: Mom, if you could live in any age, what age would you live in? Totally this one, I say.


Matt Laney

You are her. Her name is your name. You also have a "blood issue."

Up at Night

Mary Luti

All kinds of people have felt sort of doomed to discipleship.

Go Tell

Vince Amlin

Her life is still full of challenges. But yesterday we celebrated four months with our daughter, who now tips the scale at five pounds.

Down to the Sea

Quinn G. Caldwell

The open sea loses every ounce of its romance when what's sailing over the bounding main is an ancient boat full of people fleeing terror in their homelands and refused permission to land anywhere.

A Prayer for Historic Emanuel AME Church of Charleston, SC

Nancy Taylor

We stand with you. We weep with you. We rage for you. We keep vigil with you for your beloved dead.

I Got the Message

Kenneth L. Samuel

The messages of God are often not clear when we're supposed to be listening.  But when we fall onto the hard places of reality . . . we get the message.

You Mighty Hero

Emily C. Heath

If you want to look for a real hero, they will rarely be the ones proclaiming themselves as such. And they will never be the ones resorting to arming themselves as unarmed children walk past.

No Bucket

Mary Luti

I have no bucket, and the well is deep. Been there? There now? Out of energy, out of time, out of resources, out of motivation, out of sorts, out of everything?