United Church of Christ

Devotionals by Quinn G. Caldwell

Quinn G. Caldwell

Some of us look away from Good Friday violence because we're too pampered to handle it. Some of us look away because we're tired of seeing it every day on the streets and in our homes.


Quinn G. Caldwell

God, your world is full of wonders and mysteries. Let me not be too quick to dismiss them, and let me, at least sometimes, believe them before it’s wise.


Quinn G. Caldwell

Listen, and I will tell you a mystery: God doesn't love your rules. God loves God's people.


Quinn G. Caldwell

God knows that behind every revenge fantasy and every bit of righteous anger and every unholy wish for our enemies’ demise lies some ancient hurt or old wrong or fresh wound. And God bends down from on high to gather our tears.


Quinn G. Caldwell

Glory isn’t itself unless you’re giving it away. Give it to God, and the whole world will blossom with beauty.