Stillspeaking Daily Devotional

Just Deserts

Quinn G. Calwell

Every time I read the story of Jacob and Esau, I'm struck again by how much Jacob. totally. sucks.  Like, a lot.


Stepping Away

Mary Luti

It's an age-old question: "Why don't you come when I need you?"


Pray for those Who Persecute You

Tyler Connoley

Jesus told me to love my enemies, but Buddhism taught me how. 


The Killer Said "Grace"

Matt Fitzgerald

The killer brutally murdered a teenaged girl. Twenty-one years later he was still awaiting execution.


One Landmine at a Time

Donna Schaper

Most people can't stand criticism, much less persecution.


You Feed the People

Tony Robinson

"We can't do this . . . we don't have the money." 


Lots of Follows but Few Friends

Richard L. Floyd

The affection and intimacy Jesus had for his disciples offers a model of friendship that is in contrast to much of what passes for friendship in our time.


Don't Wait

Martin B. Copenhaver

In the last decade or so of my father's life he developed an interest in wine. 


The Dance of Faith

John A. Nelson

In a preaching conference, the Rev. Dr. Thomas Long told about the time he was approached by a parishioner with an interest in contemporary church music: "Could we start a praise band?" Dr. Long replied, "Sure, as long as we start a lament band, too."


Just Love

Kaji Douša

I do whatever I can to avoid talking about sex in church.


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