United Church of Christ

Devotionals by Matthew Laney

Matthew Laney

The Hebrew word adam (ha'adam) is not a gendered name. Adam means "human" or more precisely, "earthling."


Matt Laney

Every so often someone will confide this to me: "I'm not sure I believe in God anymore..."


Matt Laney

Remember that time your pastor said something controversial in the name of the gospel and people got all huffy and threatened to leave the church or stop giving?


Matthew Laney

At some point in the recent past, the word "snowflake" received new meaning.


Matt Laney

I grew up in a small town on the coast of Maine.