Stillspeaking Daily Devotional

The Wondrous Gift is Given

Richard L. Floyd

Christmas gift giving should be a simple matter, but often isn't.


Lowly

Tony Robinson

Years ago I appeared in one congregation's home-grown musical rendition of the "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever," based on the book by Barbara Robinson (no relation)—a story of how the neighborhood terrors, the horrible Herdsmen kids, end up being the unlikely stars of the Christmas pageant.


At Home

Donna Schaper

We got a dozen chickens in June.


Like A Box of Chocolates

Kenneth L. Samuel

"Momma always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get."


Holy Applause

Matt Laney

A conflict is brewing in the church I serve, inspired by a sharp uptick of questionable behavior in worship over the past few years: Applause. 


Ridiculous Stories

Emily C. Heath

There are some truly ridiculous stories in Scripture. 


Sweat, Mess and Prep Cooks

Matt Fitzgerald

Our dentist is next to Alinia, the sixth best restaurant in the world.


A House for the Homeless Messiah

Molly Baskette

I've moved to a new metropolis recently. 


Real

Quinn G. Caldwell

Every once in a while, some well-meaning person of goodwill will refer to my son's birth parents as his "real" parents.


Are You the One?

Vince Amlin

Over the last few years, Christmas has gotten political.


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