Devotionals by Richard L. Floyd

Devotionals by Richard L. Floyd

Holy Weeping

Richard L. Floyd

When we "weep with those who weep," and I am convinced that in these holy moments God weeps with us.


A Continual Course Correction

Richard L. Floyd

Repentance has long been an important theme for Lent, but many are put off by the idea since it seems to demand one big life-changing event.


First Things First

Richard L. Floyd

My secular friends sometimes ask me, "Why the church?"


The Seven Last Words of the Church

Richard L. Floyd

The church is gathered to hear God's life-giving promises and the Good News of God's great love for us in Jesus Christ.


"Helping those who have no helper"

Richard L. Floyd

We'll see if the social safety net remains in place in the new administration.


Faith and Fear

Richard L. Floyd

David had every right be afraid of the army encamped about him. 


Thin Places

Richard L. Floyd

Unexpected encounters with the Holy seem to happen in times of crisis.


"Finish, then, Thy new creation!"

Richard L. Floyd

It is humbling to imagine that we have some part to play in the completion of God's work.


From Generation to Generation

Richard L. Floyd

I think back to the many people who helped me to have faith. Often it was not what they told me so much as who they were, a certain authenticity about them and the way they acted.


The Time of Trial

Richard L. Floyd

Since I was a child I have prayed the line from the Lord's Prayer "lead us not into temptation."