Devotionals by Richard L. Floyd

Devotionals by Richard L. Floyd

Out of Bounds

Richard L. Floyd

The people of God have always wrestled with the question of where God's Spirit is at work.


The Giver of Life

Richard L. Floyd

If the presence and power of the Holy Spirit at that first Pentecost marks the beginning of the church, the Spirit's work was not finished on that day.


"Tried and Found Wanting"

Richard L. Floyd

God tries and tests all of us Jesus followers, as we go about our business in the world.


The Community that Mercy Makes

Richard L. Floyd

I sit in the pews these days, since my pastoring days are behind me, and I contemplate my fellow church members, many of whom I have come to love. What brings them here, I wonder?


Searching for Holy Ground

Richard L. Floyd

You can't find holy ground with your GPS.


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.