Devotionals by Richard L. Floyd

Devotionals by Richard L. Floyd

Our Blessed Guides

Richard L. Floyd

Our culture prizes originality. No one wants to be considered an imitation!


The God Who Speaks in Whispers

Richard L. Floyd

When I found my way back to God as a young man (or God found me, take your pick) it began with a deep longing.


The Comfortless Time

Richard L. Floyd

When I was eighteen years old my mother died.


Silence is Golden!

Richard L. Floyd

I was taught never to say, "Shut up!" It was considered rude. So I still don't.


The Great Laboratory of Love

Richard L. Floyd

A pastor friend of mine is known to have told his congregation, "If there isn't somebody here who rubs you the wrong way you need to come around more often."


Staying on the Trail

Richard L. Floyd

I have belonged to a hiking group for nearly 20 years.


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.


Our Four Freedoms Report Card

Richard L. Floyd

On January 6, 1941, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt gave his State of the Union address, which became known as the "Four Freedoms Speech."


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.